Outcome of EU-Ukraine summit

The 17th EU-Ukraine Summit took place yesterday. The EU was represented by the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and the President of the European Council Donald Tusk, Ukraine by President Petro Poroshenko. The summit discussed the implementation of the Association Agreement and political and economic reforms in Ukraine including EU financial and other assistance; the crisis in Eastern Ukraine and the application of the Minsk agreements, including the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission; regional issues; and the preparations for the upcoming Eastern Partnership summit in Riga. After the Summit, President Juncker also announced that the EU will step up its contribution with €70 million to ensure the complete return to a safe environment at the Chernobyl site.