The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko discussed with Chief Negotiator and Head of the Taskforce of the EC for the Preparation and Conduct of the Negotiations with the United Kingdom Michel Barnier the development of cooperation between Ukraine and the European Union, in particular in the context of the UK's withdrawal from the EU. The press-service of the President reports this.
“The President outlined that the EU and UK were reliable partners of Ukraine and cooperation between the parties would be continued and develop on mutually beneficial terms”, - the report said.
The President of Ukraine has informed Barnier on the developments in Donbas and the failure of Russia to comply with the Minsk agreements. The President urged him to support the introduction of a new "Azov package" of EU sanctions against Moscow.
Michel Barnier commended the remarkable decision of Ukraine and expressed willingness to support Ukraine.