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    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...

    China`s yuan prepares for global currency status as questions on reform linger – Reuters
    Sep30

    China`s yuan prepares for global currency status as questions on reform linger – Reuters

    China`s yuan will formally join the U.S. dollar, the euro, the Japanese yen and the British pound as a global reserve currency on Saturday, in a key milestone in the country`s long campaign to boost its clout on the global stage, according to Reuters. The yuan, also known as the renminbi or ”people`s money”, will be officially added by the...

    Russia accuses U.S. of supporting terrorism
    Sep30

    Russia accuses U.S. of supporting terrorism

    Russia is outraged by the threatening tone of the latest United States statement on Syria, viewing it as tantamount to supporting terrorism, according to Ukraine Today. Kremlin accused the U.S. of supporting terrorism after Washington presented an ultimatum. The U.S. threatens to stop cooperation with Russia in Syria if the Kremlin does not stop...

    Merkel, Putin discuss Ukraine conflict
    Sep30

    Merkel, Putin discuss Ukraine conflict

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to stabilize a fragile cease-fire in Ukraine, according to Radio Liberty. A German government spokesman said Merkel made the remarks in a Wednesday phone call with Putin, RFE/RL reported. Earlier, the Kremlin said Merkel and Putin had agreed on a schedule for future...

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