Тhe meeting of NATO-Ukraine Commission on ambassadorial level dedicated to the foreign policy of Ukraine took place in Brussels, NATO HQ.
Head of Mission of Ukraine to NATO, Ambassador Ihor Dolhov informed the heads of delegations, NATO senior officials about the status of reforms, initiated by the President and the government of Ukraine, related to fight against corruption, tackling the economic crisis, improving internal investment climate in Ukraine etc.
Ambassador Dolhov confirmed the importance for Ukraine of the European integration, constructive partnership with NATO, further development of strategic relations with U.S. and Russia, intensification of practical cooperation with neighboring countries and the countries of the Black Sea region.
Particular attention was paid to the priorities of the Ukraine’s Chairmanship in the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe in current year and the preparation for the chairmanship to the OSCE in 2013.
The members of the Commission formally approved the Ukrainian initiative to launch a project on improvement of management of disused sources of ionizing radiation resulting from the Soviet military programs realization with further transfer into specialized storages for safe disposal. The pilot project will help to bring the territory of Ukraine to environmentally safe conditions.