Teixeira: Khoroshkovsky to visit Brussels in September

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Aug. 31, 2012, 3:29 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine

Ukrainian First Deputy Prime Minister Valeriy Khoroshkovsky

Ukrainian First Deputy Prime Minister Valeriy Khoroshkovsky will visit Brussels on Sept. 24 this year, Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine Jose Manuel Pinto Teixeira has said.

"First Deputy Prime Minister Valeriy Khoroshkovsky is expected to visit Brussels on Sept. 24," he said in an exclusive interview with Interfax-Ukraine.

He said that despite the absence of visits by senior EU officials to Ukraine, and vice versa, contacts were continuing at the level of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry and the first vice-premier, who in also charge of European integration.

"The EU remains open to this kind of work, and we want and hope to continue cooperating with Ukraine," the diplomat said.

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Harry Yellando Aug. 31, 2012, 3:29 p.m.    

the EU need Ukraine more than Yanko need sad to see the EU going on their knees to get Ukraine in europe.....I guess Yanko will never go west when he is offered to go East with NO strings.

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