16 January 2018 - 23:11
President Petro Poroshenko noted that Ukraine had taken important steps as regards the adoption of a number of strategic reforms in autumn 2017. They make us more resilient internally, and that is the way to proceed this year. The President thanked our partners, above all the G7 countries, for their support of Ukraine. “We should remember that Ukraine is a special place on the map of Europe. It is here, in where the future of Europe is being decided,” Petro Poroshenko emphasized.
16 January 2018 - 23:04
“In 2018, our priorities in reforms are no less ambitious – privatization, deregulation, improving investment climate, national bureau on financial security, tax on withdrawn capital, liberal legislation on currency, further improvement of tender legislation and energy sector, and legislation on national security,” President Petro Poroshenko said in a meeting with the heads of diplomatic missions of foreign states and international organizations accredited in Ukraine.
16 January 2018 - 22:51
President Petro Poroshenko urged the Ukrainian politicians to understand the threats of the external aggression. “I will keep calling my compatriots, supporters of opposition: one has always to balance the degree of internal political competition while taking into due account the situation on our eastern border. Ukraine stands at a forefront. I have told about it on many occasions. And I will repeat it again: it is the Ukrainian army, which, at costs of lives of its heroes, defends peace, stability, democracy and freedom in Europe. It is in Ukraine that the creation of Europe is ongoing,” the President said.
16 January 2018 - 22:25
“This year we will be working to ensure that the rest of Ukrainian hostages from occupied Donbas and Crimea and political prisoners detained in Russia would also return to their homes in Ukraine at the earliest possible. We will keep paving the way for reintegration of the occupied Ukrainian lands by peaceful and politically diplomatic means,” the President stressed.
16 January 2018 - 22:06
“Together with the powerful international pro-Ukrainian coalition, we should finally make Russia to fully implement the Minsk agreements,” the Head of State noted in a meeting with the heads of diplomatic missions of foreign states and international organizations accredited in Ukraine.
16 January 2018 - 21:56
President Petro Poroshenko thanked the United States for supporting Ukraine. The President noted: “We are grateful for “Peace through Strength” approach and, accordingly, for the decision to provide Ukraine with lethal defensive weapons. As well as for the coordinated efforts with a view to implementing the initiative on deployment of the UN peacekeeping operation in the occupied Donbas”.