While on a working visit to the French Republic, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Leonid Kozhara met with Diplomatic Adviser to the President of France Paul Jean -Ortiz.
The main topic of the discussion was the European integration of Ukraine, in particular, the prospects of signing the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU at the Vilnius Summit of the Eastern Partnership. In this context, Leonid Kozhara informed his counterpart on the progress achieved by Ukraine in implementing the agreements reached during the 16th EU-Ukraine Summit, namely structural reforms in the sphere of justice, electoral legislation and economic sector.
French side welcomed the efforts taken by our country and expressed strong belief in further success in introducing by Ukraine European norms and standards.
Interlocutors have also discussed the current Ukrainian-French agenda as well as perspectives of bilateral political dialogue and economic cooperation development. The sides noted with satisfaction the intensification of cooperation between the two states and reaffirmed the mutual intention for its further promotion.