Vice-President Šefčovič in Kyiv for the inauguration of the new President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky
Vice-President of the European Commission Maroš Šefčovič is in Kyiv today, representing the European Union at the inauguration ceremony of the new President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, Recalling the letter by President Junker and President Tusk, Vice-President Šefčovič in charge of the Energy Union said: “It is with great honour that I am representing the EU at the inauguration ceremony. I will reiterate our appreciation for Ukraine's strong attachment to democracy and the rule of law that the people demonstrated throughout the elections. Ukraine can count on the EU's strong support to its reform path, including consolidating the rule of law, fighting corruption, maintaining macro-financial stability and pursuing the essential reform of the energy sector.” In Kyiv he will also hold bilateral meetings with President Zelenskyi, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman and the CEO of Naftogaz Andriy Kobolyev that will particularly focus on reforms of the energy sector and on trilateral gas talks between the EU, Ukraine and Russia. More information on EU-Ukraine relations available here. More information on EU-Ukraine relations available here.