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    Ukrainian Foreign Minister names possible date for Normandy Four foreign ministers meeting
    Nov24

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister names possible date for Normandy Four foreign ministers meeting

    A possible date of the Normandy Four foreign ministers meeting to discuss the ”road map” for the implementation of the Minsk agreements is November 29, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said after a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”We are discussing this date. Recently, I spoke with Frank...

    Ukraine`s ex-envoy to U.S. joins political sub-group on Minsk implementation
    Nov24

    Ukraine`s ex-envoy to U.S. joins political sub-group on Minsk implementation

    Former Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States Oleksandr Motsyk has been appointed to the political sub-group on the implementation of the Minsk agreements, a source in the Presidential Administration of Ukraine said, according to ZN.ua. Oleksandr Motsyk was the Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States from 2010 to April 2015. He was...

    Ukraine offers Japan to launch direct flight Kyiv-Tokyo
    Nov24

    Ukraine offers Japan to launch direct flight Kyiv-Tokyo

    Ukraine has proposed to Japan to consider the possibility of signing an agreement on air communication between the countries, as well as to launch a direct flight Kyiv-Tokyo. According to the press service of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine, the relevant proposals were announced during a working visit to Japan by the governmental...

    Ukraine to modernize Pakistan`s armored vehicles
    Nov23

    Ukraine to modernize Pakistan`s armored vehicles

    Ukrainian defense industry will receive an order worth $600 million, according to the report by Ukraine`s Ministry of Defense. The state-owned Ukrspecexport, which is part of UkrOboronProm State Concern, being Ukraine`s major arms exporter, on Wednesday, November 23 signed a $600 million contract with Pakistan for technical servicing, maintenance...

    Kyiv not to get visa lib at EU-Ukraine summit, media explain reasons
    Nov23

    Kyiv not to get visa lib at EU-Ukraine summit, media explain reasons

    The agenda of Ukraine-EU summit to be held in Brussels November 24 does not include an official statement of the parties with respect to the completion of the visa liberalization process for Ukraine. However, a press release published on the European Commission website states that the summit will be an opportunity to praise the final steps for...

    Ukraine hands over application to join BEPS from January 1
    Nov23

    Ukraine hands over application to join BEPS from January 1

    Ukraine plans to join the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development`s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) from January 1, 2017. According to the press service of the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, a letter with the corresponding proposal was handed over by Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk to Secretary General of the...

    Yelchenko urges Kremlin not to exploit Crimea`s drinking water problem in propaganda
    Nov23

    Yelchenko urges Kremlin not to exploit Crimea`s drinking water problem in propaganda

    Ukraine`s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko during a UN Security Council open debate on water, peace and security urged not to use the drinking water shortage problem in occupied Crimea with the aim of propaganda. Yelchenko said that Russia and the situation in occupied Crimea were not on the debate`s agenda, but...

    Def.Minister Poltorak supports Ukraine armorers at Pakistan`s IDEAS-2016 expo
    Nov23

    Def.Minister Poltorak supports Ukraine armorers at Pakistan`s IDEAS-2016 expo

    Ukrainian Minister of Defense General Stepan Poltorak visited the exhibition of the State Concern UkrOboronProm in the framework of defense industry exhibition ”IDEAS-2016” in Pakistan, according to the company`s press service. This year UOP represents dummy version of the main battle tank Oplot, armored vehicles BTR-3E1 and BTR-4, anti-tank...

    Trump says No to another ”reset” with Russia
    Nov23

    Trump says No to another ”reset” with Russia

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said there should be no reset in Washington`s relations with Moscow, The New York Times reports. The U.S. president-elect said that he had talked with President Vladimir Putin of Russia since winning the election, but he did not elaborate, according to The New York Times. He said it would be ”nice” if he and Mr....

    Reuters says Russia smuggling jet fuel into Syria despite EU sanctions
    Nov23

    Reuters says Russia smuggling jet fuel into Syria despite EU sanctions

    Russian tankers have smuggled jet fuel to Syria through EU waters, bolstering military supplies to a war-torn country where Moscow is carrying out air strikes in support of the government, according to sources with knowledge of the matter, Reuters reports. At least two Russian-flagged ships made deliveries – which contravene EU sanctions...

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