Ukraine President: EU Accession remains a priority

On the occasion of the 19th anniversary of the Independence of Ukraine, President Viktor Yanukovych addressed the Ukrainian people. In his speech, he stressed that the European integration and accession to the EU remain a priority of Ukraine’s foreign policy and expressed hope that the Summit Ukraine-EU in the autumn this year will be a decisive step forward for this goal. He emphasised the reforms made to his country’s judicial system, in order to bring it into line with EU norms, and trumpeted the freedoms of the press in Ukraine.

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