Sunday, June 3, 2007

Ukrainian Ambassador to USA meets with USA-EU Committee on Ukraine members in Washington

Ukrainian Ambassador to the USA Oleh Shamshur met with representatives of the USA-EU committee on Ukraine, the Ukrainian Embassy's sources told.

During the talks the American side was briefed about Ukraine's position at negotiations with the EU on a new enhanced agreement between Ukraine and the EU. Oleh Shamshur focused on Ukraine's principle goals and stressed on exclusively pragmatic approaches of the Ukrainian delegation during the talks. The Ukrainian diplomat stressed that the first priority task is reaching a consensus in creating a free trade zone.

The committee members told the Ukrainian side about their activities, particularly, about the recent discussion of expert appraisals of Ukraine's European prospects. They reassured the Ukrainian side of their support for Ukraine in its drive to the EU.