Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Vigenin meets the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Volodymyr Lytvyn
Euronest EP Chairman Kristian Vigenin met the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Volodymyr Lytvyn during an official visit to the European Parliament.
Vigenin and Lytvyn exchanged views on the upcoming Presidential elections in Ukraine, due to be held on 17 January 2010, EU´s Association Agreement with Ukraine and the importance of Ukraine´s participation in the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly.
Both endorsed the appointment of a new Commissioner for Enlargement who will include neighbourhood policy in his portfolio as an encouragement for countries like Ukraine to pursue their aspirations for future EU membership.