Armenia and the EU
The EU relations with Armenia are based on the EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA), which was signed on November 24, 2017. More information is available here.
Azerbaijan and the EU
Since 1991, the EU has gradually become closer to Azerbaijan. It wants to build on this by deepening economic integration and increasing political cooperation with the country. More information is available here.
Belarus and the EU
EU-Belarus relations are based on respect for common values, especially respect for human rights, democracy and the rule of law. More information is available here.
Georgia and the EU
The European Union and Georgia enjoy a very close and positive relationship. The EU-Georgia Association Agreement entered into force in July 2016 and strives for political association and economic integration between the EU and Georgia. The EU and Georgia have also entered into a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA), while Georgian citizens have benefitted from visa free travel to the Schengen area since 28 March 2017. The EU is Georgia's largest trading partner and provides over €100 million to Georgia annually in technical and financial assistance. More information is available here.
The Republic of Moldova and the EU
Overview of political and economic relations between the Republic of Moldova and the European Union. More information is available here.
Ukraine and the EU
This page highlights the key aspects of political, economic and trade relations between the European Union (EU) and Ukraine, as well as financial assistance programmes in place and the role of civil society in steering the relations into the future. More information is available here.
The European Union and the Russian Federation
In view of Russia’s war against Ukraine, all our relations and cooperation programmes with Russia are currently under review.
EU restrictive measures in response to the crisis in Ukraine
The Eastern Partnership (EaP) is a joint initiative involving the EU, its Member States and six Eastern European Partner countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine.
Launched in 2009, the EaP is a strategic and ambitious partnership based on common values and rules, mutual interests and commitments, as well as shared ownership and responsibility. It aims to strengthen and deepen the political and economic relations between the EU, its Member States and the partner countries, as well as supports sustainable reform processes in countries of Eastern Partnership.