Ukraine has considerable progressed along the way of internal transformations. Despite existential challenges by Russian aggression. I would like to express my particular gratitude that the Council of Europe, including this Assembly, actively supports the reform process in Ukraine. Looking back at the accomplishments of Ukraine, I am particularly pleased that the 2015-2017 Action Plan of the Council of Europe for Ukraine has become our common story of success. The progress reached is a joint result of Ukraine and the Council of Europe. We hope that the new Action Plan for 2018-2021, which is currently drafted in the Council of Europe, will be even more ambitious and successful.