An Interfax-Ukraine reporter learned from the European Parliament on
Monday that EP mission members were currently conducting preparatory
In particular, it is expected that on October 8, the president of the
delegation, Pawel Kowal, and Vice President Michael Gahler will travel
to Ukraine to meet with the Ukrainian authorities, political parties and
the OSCE/ODIHR long-term observation mission.
“This formal pre-election visit was authorized by the conference of
presidents at the beginning of this month, which gives special
importance to the upcoming parliamentary elections for Ukraine’s
relations with the European Union,” reads the statement.