Press conference by José Manuel Barroso, on Ukraine
On 5 March 2014, José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, gave a press conference on the package of support measures for Ukraine, which was discussed in the weekly meeting of the Barroso II Commission on the same day. The EC agreed a package of support identifying a number of concrete measures to assist economically and financially Ukraine. These measures had to be seen as the Commission's contribution to a European and international effort to support Ukraine's economic and political reforms.
This package set out the main concrete measures that the Commission was proposing for the short and medium term to help stabilise the economic and financial situation in Ukraine, assist with the transition and encourage political and economic reform. PHOTO