Oleh Pankevych
Deputy of Ukraine
Member of the political council of "Svoboda"

July 1 2014 Oleh Pankevych took part in the meeting with Latvian Saeima's deputies

On 1 July 2014 the Committee for European Integration of Verkhovna Rada held a meeting with the representatives of European Affairs Committee of Latvian Saeima. Oleh Pankevych, Deputy Head of "Svoboda" party took part in the meeting along with other committee members.

The representatives of Saeima expressed unconditional support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine and offered their condolences to the families of those who were lost in course of antiterrorist operation on the east of Ukraine.

During the meeting Zanda Kalniņa-Lukaševica, Chairperson of the Saeima European Affairs Committee informed that Saeima plans to rapidly proceed with ratification of the Association Agreement with Ukraine - already over the coming weeks. Besides, one of the key priorities of Latvia for the 6-month EU Presidency starting at the beginning of the next year will be a reform of the EU Eastern Partnership policy that embraces Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan.

Lithuanian side also informed about the new scholarship programmes for Ukrainian students to study in Latvia.

Press-service of MP Oleh Pankevych