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UWC President to discuss importance of expediting Ukraine’s Euro-integration with high-ranking EU officials

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22 February 2012


PRESS ANNOUNCEMENT


 


UWC President to discuss importance of expediting Ukraine’s Euro-integration with high-ranking EU officials




On 25 February – 1 March, 2013, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij will travel to Brussels, Belgium, on a working visit.

 


During this visit, the UWC President will meet at the European Parliament with high-ranking European Union officials to discuss the importance of expediting Ukraine’s Euro-integration. Discussions will focus on issues related to the signing of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, the adherence of Ukraine’s governing authorities to fundamental European values and the danger of Ukraine joining the Customs Union.

 


The UWC recently wrote to EU leaders calling upon them to expedite Ukraine’s Euro-integration, and to President Viktor Yanukovych calling upon him to take concrete steps in this regard.

 


 


Media contact: Irene Mycak


UKRAINIAN WORLD CONGRESS


145 Evans Ave., Suite 207

Toronto, ON 

M8Z 5X8 Canada


Tel. (416) 323-3020

Fax (416) 323-3250

e-mail: [email protected]


 



The UWC is the international coordinating body for Ukrainian communities in the diaspora representing the interests of over 20 million Ukrainians. The UWC has member organizations in 33 countries and ties with Ukrainians in 14 additional countries. Founded in 1967 as a non-profit corporation, the UWC was recognized in 2003 by the United Nations Economic and Social Council as a non-governmental organization (NGO) with special consultative status.




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