BANGALORE - Kyiv welcomes a decision to hold the EU-Ukraine Summit in early 2013, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has said.
“It’s a long-expected step of the European Union and the European
Commission. Of course we welcome it,” he told journalists in Bangalore
As to practical steps, the president noted that the Ukrainian side
should work on the preparations for the EU-Ukraine Summit, “which will
definitely stimulate the movement towards European integration.”
As reported, on December 11, EU High Representative for Foreign
Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European
Commission Catherine Ashton in a conversation with Acting Prime Minister
of Ukraine Mykola Azarov discussed the EU-Ukraine Summit scheduled for
the beginning of 2013.