21 January 2018, Sunday, 13:53

Poroshenko and Putin to meet in Minsk


On August 26 a meeting in the format Ukraine – EU – “the Eurasian Troika” will be held in Minsk.

It is reported by the press-service of the President of Ukraine.

“The president of the European Commission has supported the initiative of Ukrainian president to invite the EU to be a side and participate in the high-level meeting. On August 26 a meeting will take place in Minsk in the format Ukraine – the EU – “the Eurasian Troika” (Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia) for discussing questions related to fulfillment of the Ukraine – EU Association Agreement, energy security and stabilization of the situation in Donbas,” the message published at the website of the leader of the Ukrainian state reads.

In its turn, the press-service of the European Commission has reported that the President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso has adopted the decision to ask the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union and Vice-President of the European Commission Catherine Ashton, Karel De Gucht, the European Commissioner for Trade, and Günther Oettinger, the European Commissioner for Energy, are to represent the European Union at the meeting.

Photo: AP