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The 23rd Ukraine-EU Summit held in Kyiv on October 12 with the participation of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of the European Council Charles Michel and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen was an important stage in developing political dialogue and deepening integration between our country and the European Union. This was stated by Deputy Head of the Office of the President Ihor Zhovkva.

Andriy Yermak and Robin Dunnigan discussed the preparations for the meeting of the renewed Strategic Partnership Commission, including the signing of the renewed Charter of Strategic Partnership between Ukraine and the United States.

Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Ihor Zhovkva met with Secretary of State of the Government of Estonia Taimar Peterkop and Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia Jonatan Vseviov who are on a visit to Ukraine at the head of a representative delegation of eight ministries and the government apparatus of the Republic of Estonia.

A working meeting on the state of implementation of judicial reform in Ukraine was held at the President's Office with the participation of the ambassadors of the G7 countries.

Roman Mashovets, Deputy Head of the Office of the President, discussed the issues of deepening relations between Ukraine and Canada in the field of defense cooperation with Michael J. McCarthy, Director of the Canadian PROTECT program.

The participants, in particular, discussed the creation of the first competition commission for holding a competition to select members of the High Qualification Commission of Judges and the first Ethics Council to check the virtue of candidates for the positions of members of the Verkhovna Rada.

Ukraine advocates for considering the implementation of the Nord Stream 2 project at a meeting of the Normandy Four leaders, because it concerns national security. This was stated by Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak at the YES Brainstorming event organized by the Yalta European Strategy in Kyiv.

The interlocutors exchanged views on the results of the visit of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy to the United States and next steps to implement the agreements reached and further strengthen the strategic partnership between Ukraine and the United States.

Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Roman Mashovets met with U.S. Chargé d'Affaires a.i. in Ukraine Kristina A. Kvien and other representatives of the U.S. Embassy. The participants in the meeting summed up the first results of the visit of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy to the United States regarding security and defense issues.

Roman Mashovets noted the practical readiness to elaborate three bilateral documents on defense partnership, projects in the field of research, development, testing and evaluation and cooperation in the space sphere.