European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy Stefan Fule has said he confident that the political chapter of the Association Agreement is only the beginning of "a long and joint journey," Interfax-Ukraine reports.

He said this, while commenting on the signature of the document in Brussels on Friday.

"The Association Agreement has been signed: a strong signal of EU support for the free and sovereign choices of Ukraine, the start of a long and joint journey," Fule wrote on Twitter.