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    EU Trade Commissioner announces new trade preferences for Ukraine
    Sep30

    EU Trade Commissioner announces new trade preferences for Ukraine

    European Commissioner in charge of EU trade policy Cecilia Malmstrom has announced additional market access preferences for Ukraine during her visit to Kyiv. ”Happy to be in Kyiv again. Working dinner with [Ukrainian Foreign Minister] Pavlo Klimkin. Glad to announce additional market access preferences for Ukraine,” she tweeted on Thursday...

    Ukraine expects record grain exports
    Sep30

    Ukraine expects record grain exports

    The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine has increased its forecast of Ukraine`s grain exports in the 2016-2017 marketing year (July 2016 – June 2017) from 39.8 million tonnes announced earlier to over 40 million tonnes, Agrarian Minister Taras Kutoviy said at a ministry meeting Friday. ”There are no threats to the country`s food...

    Obama, Merkel urge all sides to start disengagement in Donbas ASAP
    Sep30

    Obama, Merkel urge all sides to start disengagement in Donbas ASAP

    U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have called on all sides to the Donbas conflict to start the process of disengagement of forces and hardware along the contact line as soon as possible, according to the White House press service. President Obama on September 29 spoke by phone with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany...

    Next meeting of NATO-Ukraine Commission may be held in Donbas
    Sep30

    Next meeting of NATO-Ukraine Commission may be held in Donbas

    The North Atlantic Alliance is ready to strengthen its support of Ukraine in the fight against Russian aggression, according to Secretary General of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly David Hobbs, Ukrainian news service TSN reported. The next meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission can be held in Donbas, he said. Earlier, during a meeting of the...

    General Muzhenko holds talks with OSCE Chief Hug
    Sep30

    General Muzhenko holds talks with OSCE Chief Hug

    General of the Army of Ukraine, Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko held talks with OSCE SMM Principal Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander Hug. The parties discussed the issues of implementation of agreements on parties and weapons withdrawal achieved by participants of the Trilateral Contact Group during meeting in...

    EU expands quotas for Ukrainian goods
    Sep30

    EU expands quotas for Ukrainian goods

    The European Union has agreed to expand quotas for the Ukrainian exports of cereals, tomatoes, honey, fertilizers, footwear, electronic equipment, and certain metals, according to European Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom. ”I am glad to be able to bring some good news to our Ukrainian friends. Yesterday, the European Commission adopted a proposal...

    Jerusalem pays honors  to former Israeli President Peres, Ukrainian President visits ceremony
    Sep30

    Jerusalem pays honors to former Israeli President Peres, Ukrainian President visits ceremony

    The official farewell ceremony for the Nobel Peace Prize, the president of Israel (2007-2014), Shimon Peres, began in Jerusalem. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is taking part in the ceremony, according to the president`s press service. Poroshenko expressed his condolences to the leadership of the State of Israel, relatives of the deceased...

    Russian prohibition of Crimean Tatar Mejlis is continuation of Stalin`s policy – Ukrainian President
    Sep30

    Russian prohibition of Crimean Tatar Mejlis is continuation of Stalin`s policy – Ukrainian President

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called the decision of the Supreme Court of Russia to ban the Crimean Tatar Mejlis xenophobic. ”Today, on the day of commemoration of victims of the Babyn Yar tragedy, the Supreme Court of Russia adopted xenophobic decision to ban the Mejlis. The policy of Stalin is alive,” Petro Poroshenko said during the...

    Ukraine, Luxembourg ink deal to avoid double taxation
    Sep30

    Ukraine, Luxembourg ink deal to avoid double taxation

    Ukraine and Luxembourg on September 30 signed an agreement on avoidance of double taxation between the two countries. The document was signed by Ukraine`s Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk and the Ambassador of Luxembourg in Ukraine, Michele Pranchere-Tomassini Both countries have been looking forward to signing such an agreement for more than...

    Judicial reform launched in Ukraine today
    Sep30

    Judicial reform launched in Ukraine today

    The judicial reform was launched in Ukraine today, September 30: the necessary changes to the Constitution were adopted by MPs in June. According to the amendments, the Parliament is now authorized to create and eliminate judicial institutions, instead of the President of Ukraine. Higher specialized courts will be abolished, but the Supreme Court...

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