Javier Solana, Secretary General of the EU Council and High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy, has called Victor Yushchenko, according to the President’s press-office.   

They discussed the current political situation in Ukraine. Mr. Solana congratulated the President on the formation of a democratic ‘orange’ coalition. He was also interested to learn how Ukraine`s new governemnt was being formed and who would become the country`s new speaker. 

The Head of State assured Mr. Solana that Ukraine would not change its Euro-Atlantic aspirations.