Ukraine is a priority country within the European Neighbourhood Policy and the Eastern Partnership. The EU is committed to a policy of sequenced engagement with Ukraine and to a close relationship that encompasses political association and economic integration.
The EU is currently focusing on support to the comprehensive reform process underway in Ukraine, notably through the implementation of an unprecedented support package of €11bn. Against the background of the crisis in eastern Ukraine, the EU supports all efforts for a lasting peaceful solution respecting the unity, sovereignty and territorial integrity of the country and which ensures a stable, prosperous and democratic future for all Ukrainian citizens.
On 7 September 2015, Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC, received Pavlo Klimkin, Ukrainian Minister for Foreign Affairs, in Brussels, to discuss the latest developments in the country. Federica Mogherini reaffirmed to Pavlo Klimkin the EU's unanimous support for full implementation of Minsk Agreements. The recent adoption of the constitutional amendments by Verkhovna Rada was an important step forward in the implementation. They also discussed the upcoming local elections in Ukraine scheduled for 25 October.
High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn are launching today a consultation on the future of the European Neighbourhood Policy(ENP)
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