Ref: 2014/S 158-283595
On 3 July 2014 the European Commission adopted the first multiannual indicative programme for the period 2014-2017 under the Partnership Instrument for cooperation with third countries set up by Regulation No 234/2014.
On 11 March 2014, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union adopted the Regulation establishing an Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace (IcSP) which succeeds the Instrument for Stability (IfS).
High Representative / Vice-President Ashton
"Good evening everyone,
This is not the final press conference because one of the most important aspects of today is the meeting that is now taking place between President Poroshenko and President Putin, something that we've facilitated during the course of the day. But we wanted to give you a brief update on the meetings taking place today, here in Minsk.