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    Ukraine-EU Association Council to meet in Brussels December 19
    Dec19

    Ukraine-EU Association Council to meet in Brussels December 19

    Ukraine-EU Association Council will host a meeting in Brussels on Monday, December 19, according to an UNIAN correspondent. The meeting will be chaired by High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini and First Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine, Minister of Economic Development and Trade Stepan...

    Poland appeals to EU Court over EU Commission decision which gives Gazprom capacity on the Opal gas pipeline
    Dec19

    Poland appeals to EU Court over EU Commission decision which gives Gazprom capacity on the Opal gas pipeline

    Poland has appealed to the European Court of Justice over a European Commission decision to give Gazprom (GAZP.MM) more capacity on the Opal gas pipeline through Germany, according to a foreign ministry spokeswoman, Reuters reported, citing PAP news agency. ”The situation threatens the security of gas supplies in the EU, particularly in the...

    10 accords to be signed at EU-Ukraine Association Council on December 19
    Dec19

    10 accords to be signed at EU-Ukraine Association Council on December 19

    Representative of Ukraine to the European Union and European Atomic Energy Community Mykola Tochytskyi has announced the signing of about 10 agreements during the third meeting of the EU-Ukraine Association Council on December 19, according to Radio Svoboda (Radio Liberty). An agreement on the reform of the public administration system is...

    Pentagon says China to return drone; Trump says they can keep it – Bloomberg
    Dec18

    Pentagon says China to return drone; Trump says they can keep it – Bloomberg

    The Pentagon said China will return a U.S. Navy underwater drone after its military scooped up the submersible in the South China Sea late this week and sparked a row that drew in President-elect Donald Trump, who said on Twitter the Chinese stole it, so they can keep it, according to Bloomberg. ”Through direct engagement with Chinese...

    Cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov: electronic warfare and surveillance aircraft
    Dec18

    Cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov: electronic warfare and surveillance aircraft

    A cooperation agreement between Saudi Arabia and Ukrainian manufacturer Antonov will be translated on Tuesday with the launching of an electronic warfare and surveillance aircraft, which is based on the An-132 light multi-mission transport aircraft, according to Al Awsat media outlet. See also: Ukrainian aircraft company Antonov completes...

    China grants USD7 mln worth of rescue equipment to Ukraine
    Dec18

    China grants USD7 mln worth of rescue equipment to Ukraine

    The Chinese government on Friday donated Ukraine a batch of rescue equipment worth 7 million U.S. dollars to help the local rescuers save lives during emergency situations, according to China.org citing Xinhua. The aid includes 32 sets of rescue gear and 25 units of rescue vehicles and machines, such as motorized cranes, bulldozers, dirt moving...

    Ambassador of Ukraine to U.S. takes part in Annual Business Meeting of U.S. – Ukraine Business Council
    Dec18

    Ambassador of Ukraine to U.S. takes part in Annual Business Meeting of U.S. – Ukraine Business Council

    Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States Valeriy Chaly took part in the Annual Business Meeting of the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council, which gathered representatives of American companies, the U.S. government and expert community, according to the Ukrainian government website. ”In his remarks, the Ambassador presented reforms progress in...

    Turkey`s support valuable for Ukraine, says newly appointed Ukranian ambassador to Turkey
    Dec17

    Turkey`s support valuable for Ukraine, says newly appointed Ukranian ambassador to Turkey

    The newly appointed Ukranian ambassador to Turkey said on Thursday that Ukraine gives importance to the support of an ”effective world actor” such as Turkey, Daily Sabah wrote. ”We give great value and importance to the support of an effective world actor like Turkey,” Andrii Sybiha said in his interview with Anadolu Agency (AA), according to...

    Russian opposition`s Navalny says will hold referendum on Crimea if elected president
    Dec17

    Russian opposition`s Navalny says will hold referendum on Crimea if elected president

    Alexei Navalny claimed he intends to hold an ”honest referendum” in Crimea and to completely fulfil Minsk agreements if elected Russia`s president in 2018, the Ukraine Today reports citing RFE/RL. ”The first step we must take is fulfilling the Minsk agreement. Basically, Putin himself speaks endlessly about it, but virtually nothing is really...

    Russia preparing another gas crisis in January-February to put pressure on EU – Naftogaz
    Dec17

    Russia preparing another gas crisis in January-February to put pressure on EU – Naftogaz

    NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine considers the statements of PJSC Gazprom on the possibility of termination of gas supplies to European consumers as a preparation by Russia of another gas crisis in January and February 2017 in order to promote their own interests in relations with the EU, Naftogaz wrote in a statement published on the company website....

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