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The EU-Ukraine Association Council will be held in Brussels on 28 January chaired by Prime Minister

KMU: On January 28, 2020, the sixth meeting of the EU-Ukraine Association Council chaired by Prime Minister of Ukraine Oleksiy Honcharuk will be held in Brussels, the Kingdom of Belgium. 

This is the first meeting with the new structure of the Ukrainian government and the new members of the European Commission.

The agenda includes a discussion of the security situation in eastern Ukraine in the context of Russian aggression and implementation of the Minsk agreements, as well as the situation in the temporarily occupied Crimea.

During the meeting of the Association Council, the parties will also analyze the progress achieved in the implementation of the Association Agreement and discuss the state of bilateral trade, ways to deepen economic and sectoral cooperation between Ukraine and the European Union, cooperation in justice, freedom, and security.

The delegation of the Government of Ukraine will be headed by the Prime Minister of Ukraine Oleksiy Honcharuk. Delegation of the European Union – EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice-President of the European Commission. The Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement, Olivér Várhelyi will also participate in the meeting.

Apart from participation in the plenary session, the Prime Minister will hold bilateral meetings with President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Council Charles Michel, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell, Executive Vice-President of the European Commission Valdis Dombrovskis as well as with Belgian business representatives.