The United States could increase funding for the program of the disposal of solid propellant for RS-22 intercontinental ballistic missiles (SS-24 under the NATO classification) at the facilities of Pavlohrad chemical plant (Dnipropetrovsk region).
The Ukrainian presidential administration has reported that the documents on the ratification of the Association Agreement with the European Union are currently at the Foreign Ministry.
The EU Council on July 30 adopted further EU restrictive measures in view of the situation in Ukraine, adding eight persons and three entities to the list of those subject to an asset freeze and a visa ban.
Ukraine will definitely have a prospect of becoming a full member of the EU when it is ready for this, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said.
The Batkivschyna faction, despite the resignation of Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, is planning to put on the agenda of the parliamentary session the issue of the ratification of the Association Agreement with the EU, the allocation of funds for the needs of the army and a bill on holding parliamentary elections on open party lists, reads a statement released by the party on Friday, July 25.
The ratification of the agreement on association and a deep and comprehensive free trade area between Ukraine and the European Union is going according to the plan, said Valeriy Chaly, deputy chief of the Ukrainian presidential administration.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will submit the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement to parliament along with a package of ratification documents and the agreement's implementation plan, the president's representative in the Verkhovna Rada, Ruslan Kniazevych, has said.
Brussels - The ratification of the Ukraine-EU association deal and the debate on its implementation are totally independent processes, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin told reporters after an Eastern Partnership foreign ministerial conference in Brussels.
The EU Council has created an advisory mission to promote reforms in the field of civil security in Ukraine - EUAM Ukraine, the EU representative in Ukraine has said.
The new annual plan of cooperation between Ukraine and NATO must take into account current terrorist threats in Ukraine, Minister of Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers Ostap Semerak has said.
Rosselkhoznadzor has not allowed the supply of 20 tonnes of honey from Kherson to the territory of Crimea and Sevastopol without documents proving its quality.
The first direct flight from Simferopol to Istanbul since Russia's annexation of Crimea was performed on July 19. Flights will become regular on that route on August 11, an Interfax correspondent said.
At the opening session of 13th annual Visegrad Summer School, its head and director of Villa Decius Association Danuta Glondys said: “This school should remind us that freedom cannot be taken for granted. We can see, that freedom of our close neighbor Ukraine is endangered. Without it we don't know how to function.”
The International Monetary Fund expects to decide within weeks on issuing the second tranche of a $17-billion (£9.94 billion) bailout to Ukraine, whose economy is likely to contract by 6.5 percent this year, its Kyiv mission chief said on July 18.
Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics has expressed the hope that Ukraine will finalize the action plan on visa liberalization with the EU before the EU and Eastern Partnership summit in Riga, which is scheduled for the first half of 2015.
The Winegrowers and Winemakers of Ukraine association has asked the government to extend the transition period for the implementation of the conditions of the Association Agreement with the European Union from 5years to 10-15 years.
Foreign Minister of Latvia Edgars Rinkevics has confirmed a staunch Latvian support for the territorial integrity of Ukraine, and welcomed the country's steps to preserve this integrity.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk has welcomed new U.S. and EU sanctions against Russia.
The European Union on July 17 expressed its concern about the imprisonment of Ukrainian military pilots Nadia Savchenko in Russia.
The European Council, in its decision adopted in Brussels on July 16, has emphasized the importance of the ratification by Kyiv of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU, Deutsche Welle has reported.