On 21 October 2013 in Luxembourg the Foreign Minister of Ukraine Leonid Kozhara met with the EU Commissioner for Enlargement and the ENP Stefan Fule.
They discussed the preparation to the Eastern Partnership Summit in Vilnius on 28-29 November 2013, including the signing of Ukraine-EU Association Agreement, the ways to strengthen the interaction between Ukraine and the EU for implementation of the Agreement as well as the perspectives of further visa liberalization.
Leonid Kozhara reiterated full commitment of Ukrainian leadership to ensure further tangible progress in implementation of all the defined tasks so as to sign and launch provisional application of the Association Agreement with the EU.
In his turn Stefan Fule informed about the results of the Foreign Affairs Council meeting on 21 October, when the foreign ministers of the EU Member States noted the progress of Ukraine in implementation of the criteria, outlined in the Foreign Affairs Council Conclusions of 10 December 2012. In this regard, Stefan Fule called on the Ukrainian authorities to take additional efforts to ensure positive decision of the Council of the EU on 18 November on the signing of the Association Agreement.