Khan: the Declaration of the Eastern partnership will agree by the end of the day
The European Commissioner for neighbourhood policy and enlargement negotiations Johannes Hahn hopes that by the end of the day the participants of the summit "Eastern partnership" in Riga reached agreement on the wording of the Declaration, as well as among them in the Crimea.
The summit of "Eastern partnership" held on may 21-22 in Riga. It involves the head of States and governments of EU countries and countries included in the program.
"We are not quite there yet. I just did not want to make any statements on the issue, "said EU Commissioner Johannes on the issue of the final Declaration of the summit of" Eastern partnership ".
"I'm sure that by the end of the day we will have wording that satisfies everyone," he added.
The program "Eastern partnership" includes political Association and economic integration of the EU with Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. The last 3 countries last year signed the Treaty on the Union with the EU. Before the Agency, citing diplomatic sources informed about the fact that Armenia and Belarus refused to sign the final message of the Riga summit of the Eastern partnership, if it will retain the phrase "illegal annexation" of Crimea.