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Ukraine | Brussels, 12 November 2015

Commissioner Malmström in Ukraine

This afternoon, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström is travelling to Kiev, Ukraine.

Tomorrow, Friday, she will meet with Ukrainian representatives to discuss the implementation as of 1 January 2016 of the agreement on a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) between the EU and Ukraine. The related reforms will also be discussed.

In Kiev, Commissioner Malmström will meet with President Petro Poroshenko, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin and Minister for Economy and Trade Aivaras Abromavičius.  During her visit, Commissioner Malmström will also meet with the European Business Association, an organisation with more than nine hundred members.

A press point with the Commissioner is planned for 11:30 tomorrow, Friday, at the EU Delegation in Kiev. Commissioner Malmström will also blog tomorrow during her visit, around lunchtime. Video and photos from Commissioner Malmström's meeting with President Poroshenko and Minister Yatsenyuk as well as the press conference and the meeting with the European Business Association will be made available on ebs in the afternoon.