Poland, Sweden insist on participation of EU leaders at EaP Summit


Poland and Sweden are opposed holding the Eastern partnership summit without EU leaders, Report says, citing Ukrainian press.

“Poland and Sweden will raise the issue of the upcoming Eastern Partnership summit in the format of a videoconference at the EU Foreign Affairs Council. They are against the proposal that only the heads of EU institutions participate in the summit, and not the leaders of EU Member States.”

He also added that Poland proposes to adopt a Declaration on the results of the summit.

Earlier, Josep Borrell, Vice-President of the European Commission and High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs, expressed hope that the Eastern Partnership summit will be held in June despite the coronavirus pandemic.

Notably, the EU launched the Eastern partnership program in 2009, the main goal of which is to develop regional cooperation with six countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine.


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