“The European Parliament will start considering the legislative proposal of the European Commission on the liberalization of the visa regime with Ukraine tomorrow. We will do our best to complete the process as soon as possible,” Martin Schulz noted.
President Petro Poroshenko together with his wife Maryna and son Mykhailo, as well as Ukrainian servicemen and children with special needs visited the great solo concert of Eurovision-2016 winner Jamala. The Ukraine Palace was completely full. It is the second concert of Jamala after her triumph in the international contest in Stockholm.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a phone conversation in the Normandy format. The President emphasized that Russia must withdraw troops from the occupied territory of Ukraine and terminate the supply of weapons and mercenaries. Petro Poroshenko also urged Russia to liberate all Ukrainian hostages.
President Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in the framework of the working visit to Istanbul. The parties reached an agreement that 3 thousand Ukrainian policemen will pass the training in Turkey.
In the course of the working visit to Turkey, President Petro Poroshenko had a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister of Portugal António Luís Santos da Costa. The Head of State expressed gratitude to the government of Portugal for consistently supporting Ukraine’s territorial integrity and sovereignty in the framework of the EU and international organizations.
In furtherance of the trilateral phone conversation with President of France Francois Hollande and Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel that took place on May 21, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko will have a phone conversation in the Normandy format in the night of Monday upon his return from Istanbul.