Visit of Viktor Yanukovych, President of Ukraine, to Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council: extracts from the joint press conference
On 1 March 2010, Viktor Yanukovych, President of Ukraine, met Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council. The meeting was the first foreign trip for the President of Ukraine, and provided an opportunity to discuss the EU/Ukraine relations.
Viktor Yanukovych announced that one of the priority for Ukraine, would be its integration into the European Union. Ukraine hoped also to continue the dialog on the visa-free travelling of its citizens to EU member countries.
They gave a joint press briefing after the meeting.