The 19th bilateral summit between the European Union and Ukraine will take place in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv from 12-13 July. The completion of the ratification of the Association Agreement, the recent entry into force of the visa liberalisation for Ukrainian citizens, EU assistance to the country in 2017, as well as the progress of the Ukrainian reform are among the topics on the summit’s agenda. '
The EU will be represented by Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, and Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission.
Ukraine will be represented by President Petro Poroshenko. The High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission Federica Mogherini, Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis and Commissioners Johannes Hahn and Cecilia Malmström will also participate at the summit.
According to the EU, the summit will be an opportunity to reaffirm the strong partnership between the EU and Ukraine and discuss progress on, and the EU's support for, the Ukrainian reform agenda.
The leaders will also discuss crisis and conflict-related matters, as well as regional and foreign policy issues, such as relations with Russia, energy security and the preparations of the 2017 Eastern Partnership summit, to be held in Brussels in November.
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