The third meeting of the EU−Ukraine Association Council will take place on 19 December 2016 in Brussels. It was reported by the press service of the European Council.
The meeting will be chaired by the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, from the European Union’s side. Ukraine will be represented by its Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman.
The Association Council will discuss EU-Ukraine relations, in particular:
- political dialogue and reform, political association;
- justice, freedom and security;
- economic and sectoral cooperation, as well as trade and trade-related matters
Besides this Mogherini and Groysman will discuss in detail the questions concerning sovereignty and territorial entity.
According to the program of the session will start at 9:30, and at 11:30 Federica Mogherini and Volodymyr Groysman will conduct the press conference.
Earlier it was reported that Netherlands threaten to refuse ratifying EU Ukraine Association Agreement. The country will insist on legal rejection of the defense guarantees for Ukraine.