This was stated by Luxembourg’s Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn while on a visit to Ukraine on June 26, 2015.
Starting July 1, 2015 Luxembourg takes over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
“The unlawful annexation of Crimea and the worrying developments in the East are of great concern to all of us. Our common aim is to stop the conflict.” – stressed Luxembourg’s Foreign Minister in Kyiv.
Jean Asselborn expressed his confidence about Ukraine’s ability to meet deadlines for visa liberalization. Implementation of the Visa Liberalization Action Plan EU-Ukraine aims to introduce a visa-free regime for Ukrainian citizens. One of the priorities of the Luxembourg Presidency is updating European Neighborhood Policy – an issue which has been on Ukraine’s agenda too.
Luxembourg will hold the Presidency of the Council of the European Union till
31 December 2015.