Poroshenko, Juncker discuss micro-financial aid to Ukraine

18:40, 17 February 2018
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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in the framework of the Munich Security Conference met with President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, during which the parties discussed the prospects of the European Union's allocation of the fourth macro-financial aid to Ukraine, as well as the ways of implementing the Eastern Partnership Initiative.

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The interlocutors discussed the course of reforms in Ukraine. The president of Ukraine noted the importance of forming an independent anti-corruption infrastructure, in particular an independent Anti-Corruption Court.

The leaders agreed to begin preparations for the 20th Ukraine-EU Summit.

Concern was also expressed as regards the implementation of the Nord Stream 2 project. Poroshenko called the given project a political one.

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