Association Council Meeting between EU and Ukraine
An Association Council Meeting for political dialogue between the EU and Ukraine, as established by Article 5 of the Association Agreement between those two parties, took place yesterday on 28 January 2020. It was chaired by the Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk and High Representative for Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell, on behalf of the EU.
In a Joint Press Statement, a comprehensive summary was given of that meeting. There was agreement on strengthening the aims of the Association Agreement, namely to strengthen the political association and economic integration of Ukraine with the EU.
Results of the implementation of the Association Agreement were welcomed, such as an increase in bilateral trade of 13% in the fir