Oleksiy Danilov: Ukraineĺs stance on our territorial integrity and sovereignty is adamant
settlement of the situation in the East of Ukraine, political and diplomatic
steps by the Ukrainian authorities in the context implementing the Minsk
Agreements, cessation of the war, as well as the de-occupation of Crimea are
the priorities of the European agenda. Secretary of the National Security and
Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksiy Danilov stressed this during the meeting
with the delegation of the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs
headed by David McAllister.
Danilov stressed that the current efforts of the Ukrainian authorities are
aimed at implementing the Minsk agreements, that Ukraine's stance is based on
the priority of the principle of territorial integrity and sovereignty over the
temporarily occupied parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, as well as Crimea.
our territories where our people live. Elections in the temporarily occupied
territory of Donetsk and Luhansk regions can be held only after its
de-occupation, and in accordance with our legislation and OSCE standards", - he
Secretary stressed the importance of coordinating further actions with the EU
institutions and member states and expressed his gratitude to the European
Parliament for supporting the sovereignty and territorial integrity of our
the European Parliament assured the Ukrainian side of the unfettered support
for its territorial integrity and sovereignty. They also emphasized their
continued interest in a range of security issues in this context, and in regular
dialogue with Ukrainian partners.
Secretary noticed that the Normandy Summit of the leaders of the four nations
scheduled for December 9 was "not only the most important event of Ukraine's
foreign policy but also the highest priority of the European security agenda".