On 7 December Riga hosted the discussion “Eastern Partnership – challenges and future prospects of development in the turbulent environment”, staged by the Embassies of Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova in Latvia, supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia, EU delegation and the Institute of International Affairs of Latvia.
Ukraine was represented by Deputy Director for EU and NATO of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Andrii Nadzhos, who underlined that despite the ongoing military aggression of Russia against Ukraine the government proceeds with reform and implementation of European integration aspirations of the society.
Participants from Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova outlined their vision and estimation of the results of the Eastern Partnership Summit and underscored their countries’ prioritized EU membership in the future. They also commended the existing additional cooperation instruments within the EaP.
While being in Riga with a view of maintaining regular dialogue on European integration Mr Andrii Nadzhos held separate meetings with Director General of the Bilateral Relations Directorate lgvars Kļava and Chairperson of the Saeima’s European Affairs Committee Lolita Čigāne. The Ukrainian diplomat thanked the Latvian party for supporting Ukraine on the European integration path and practical steps towards fighting Russian aggression and reform implementation.