Foreign Ministers of the EU have agreed to consider participation in the Crimean Platform summit this summer as European Truth reported citing High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell.
“We have agreed to be more noticeable and consider the participation in the international Crimean Platform Summit this summer in Kyiv, the president of the European Council announced his participation in it,” Borrell said.
According to him, heads of the diplomatic establishments of the EU countries have discussed the unsolved conflicts in the neighboring eastern countries of Europe. Borrell noted that the states of the block should be more effective for protection of the stability in the region.
Earlier, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen declined the offer of Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky to pay a visit to Kyiv on Independence Day and the first Crimean Platform summit.
Earlier, it was reported that the Foreign Ministry of Ukraine plans to hold the Crimean summit with the participation of the Russian side. The holding of the summit is planned for 2021. It is expected that the summit would be held on August 23.
Besides, President Volodymyr Zelensky stated that Ukraine would create the Crimean Platform to protect the rights of Crimean citizens and de-occupy the peninsula.