The EU High Representative for foreign and security policy among the priorities for 2017 has named Ukraine. This is stated in a message on the site of Federica Mogherini.
"It was a year of constant work to support reforms, economic growth, peace and stability on the eastern borders of the Union. First of all, in Ukraine, with joint efforts to reform the country, to fight against corruption and, of course, to achieve the full implementation of the Minsk agreements and terminat the conflict in the East.
Concerning Ukraine and Georgia, we have made important steps towards visa liberalization. And the work goes with all our eastern partners - Moldova, Belarus, Armenia and Azerbaijan. We do so in full accordance with the priorities and political choices of each country. This is a partnership for reform, for our citizens, not partnership "against" someone - on the contrary, it is an important element in the direction of greater regional cooperation ", the report says.
In general Mogerini identifies 12 priorities in the work of the European foreign ministry. Among other priorities she defined global strategy with respect to the EU's foreign policy, solutions to migration problems, a real partnership with Africa, work in Syria, the future security of the EU, peace and friendship with Colombia, the problems between Israel and Palestine, working on an agreement with Iran, Afghanistan , continued cooperation with the Balkan countries, Cuba, strengthening contacts with the United states.