BRUSSELS (QHA) -

At the EU-Ukraine summit in Brussels, Ukraine will receive € 120 million of grant aid for urgent reforms in the public administration and the strugle against corruption, according to the "European Council" website.

The mechanism to use the funds is specified as well: In particular, it indicates that Ukraine should spend € 104 million on public administration reform, and another € 15 million will be forwarded to anti-corruption agencies.

The summit will focus on visa liberalization and the implementation of the Minsk agreements to resolve the conflict in Donbas. The agreement on cooperation in the field of data exchange is to be signed as well.

President Petro Poroshenko will represent Ukraine at the event, and the EU will be represented by the Head of the European Council Donald Tusk and the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

Earlier, QHA reported, that the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in his speech on the occasion of the Day of Dignity and Freedom noted that the only obstacle to the full European integration of Ukraine is the low living standards of Ukrainian citizens.

 

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