Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman in Brussels held talks with President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker. The parties discussed the current situation in Ukraine and the Government's plans for reforms.
The Prime Minister informed the President of the European Commission that in the second half of 2016 the Governments had managed to ensure macroeconomic stabilization in the country.
"For 2017 we see and forecast economic growth. We talk about positive trends in the development of the national economy", said Volodymyr Groysman.
He emphasized cooperation between Ukraine and the EU is of strategic nature, and thanked for the support for the crucial transformation processes.
"Ukraine is trying to overcome the difficult path of change, and our main objective is to bring about in the lives of the citizens of Ukraine tangible changes", said the Head of Government.
In turn, speaking to media people after the meeting, Jean-Claude Juncker said that Ukraine had been realizing in the last three years large-scale, meaningful reforms. "Ukraine is realizing reforms of a greater magnitude than those which were realized during 20 years before", he said.
The European Union supports Ukraine in implementing reforms and bringing about the necessary change, stressed the President of the European Commission.