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News article21 September 2020Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations

High Representative/Vice-President Borrell travels to Ukraine

On Tuesday 22 September, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borrell, will pay an official visit to Kyiv.

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On Tuesday 22 September, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borrell, will pay an official visit to Kyiv. The High Representative/Vice-President will meet with the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, before a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dmytro Kuleba, which will be followed by a press conference at c.14:15 CET, shown on EbS. During his visit, the High Representative/Vice-President will also hold meetings with the Ukrainian Minister of Defence, the Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in­-Office in Ukraine and in the Trilateral Contact Group, Heidi Grau, and the Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, Yaşar Halit Çevik. He will also meet with members of civil society and the Ukrainian parliament to discuss anti-corruption developments in Ukraine. In light of the EU's unprecedented support package to Ukraine to support its response to the coronavirus pandemic, including EU-funded personal protective equipment, High Representative Borrell will also pay a visit to the Kyiv Regional Laboratory. Audiovisual footage of the visit will be provided by Europe by Satellite. For more information on EU-Ukraine relations, consult the dedicated factsheet and visit the website of the EU Delegation and the EU Advisory Mission.

For more information:

Peter Stano - Tel.: +32 229 54553
Adam Kaznowski – Tel.: +32 229 89359

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