Ukraine continues its policy towards European integration. At its meeting, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a decision that will help strengthen European integration processes in Ukraine. Thus, Deputy Minister for Communities and Territories Development for European Integration issues Ihor Korkhovy was appointed Chairman of the Ukrainian part of the Ukrainian-Slovak Intergovernmental Commission on Cross-Border Cooperation, Ukrainian-Hungarian Intergovernmental Joint Commission on Cross-Border and Border Cooperation, Joint Ukrainian-Polish Coordination Council for interregional cooperation, Coordinator of activities related to Ukraine's participation in the implementation of the European Union Strategy for the Danube Region.
"This appointment will help enhance Ukraine's economic potential and development of strategic capabilities, as well as strengthening European integration processes in Ukraine. In addition, the approval of the draft resolution is extremely important, as Ukraine has become the first country not being a member of the EU to chair the Danube Strategy for the coming year and be responsible for identifying priorities for cooperation within the initiative," said the Minister for Communities and Territories Development of Ukraine Oleksii Chernyshov.
As was reported earlier Coordination Center of the European Union Strategy for the Danube Region approved an application of Ukraine to preside over this initiative.