Delegation of 15 European Commissioners arrive in Kyiv

The delegation of 15 European Commissioners, led by President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, arrived in Kyiv on Thursday, February 2.

This is said in a statement published on the European Commission’s website, Ukrinform reports.

Accompanying President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen for this visit are Margrethe Vestager, Executive Vice-President for a Europe Fit for the Digital Age; Valdis Dombrovskis, Executive Vice-President for an Economy that Works for People; Josep Borrell, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President for a Stronger Europe in the World; Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President for Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight; Věra Jourová, Vice-President for Values and Transparency; Margaritis Schinas, Vice-President for Promoting our European Way of Life; Nicolas Schmit, Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights; Paolo Gentiloni, Commissioner for Economy; Janusz Wojciechowski, Commissioner for Agriculture; Didier Reynders, Commissioner for Justice; Ylva Johansson, Commissioner for Home Affairs; Janez Lenarčič, Commissioner for Crisis Management; Olivér Várhelyi, Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement; Virginijus Sinkevičius, Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries; Mairead McGuinness, and Commissioner for Financial Services, Financial Stability and Capital Markets Union.

“The visit of the College is a strong symbol of the Commission’s support for Ukraine in the face of Russia’s unprovoked and unjustified aggression. The meeting between the Commission and the Ukrainian Government will be an opportunity to exchange on the many areas of cooperation between the EU and Ukraine, and discuss the upcoming reconstruction as well as the country’s European path. It is also an opportunity to deepen further cooperation with Ukraine,” the statement says.

As reported, today, February 2, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, together with a team of EU Commissioners, arrived in Kyiv to hold talks with the Ukrainian government.

A meeting of members of the College of EU Commissioners with the Ukrainian government will take place in Kyiv today. The topics for discussion will include the support for Ukraine in the fight against Russian aggression, the coordination of efforts to restore Ukraine, the continuation of key reforms and Ukraine’s path to membership in the European Union.

On Friday, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and President of the European Council Charles Michel will meet with President Volodymyr Zelensky.

On February 3, Ukraine will host the 24th EU-Ukraine summit.

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