Consultations with Ukraine

  • 05 Mar. 2009 -
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  • Last updated: 09 Mar. 2009 17:39

After the working lunch of the North Atlantic Council with Invitees, Allied ministers held a session of the NATO-Ukraine Commission (NUC). The Ukrainian delegation was led by the Acting Foreign Minister Volodymyr Khandogiy.

Left to right: Volodymyr Khandogiy (Acting Minister, Ukraine) with NATO Secretary General, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer

Opening the discussion NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, said: "Today's meeting provides us with an excellent opportunity to take stock of the progress achieved so far, and to reiterate our mutual interest in advancing Ukraine's Euro-Atlantic course and related reforms".

One of the main topics discussed by ministers was a development of the Annual National Programme which will help Ukraine plan and continue to implement key reforms.