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02/03/2023 | Press release | Archived content

EU-Ukraine summit, 3 February 2023

Charles Michel, President of the European Council, and Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, met with Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine, in Kyiv for the 24th summit between the European Union and Ukraine.

This was the first EU-Ukraine summit since the start of the Russian aggression, and also since the European Council granted Ukraine the status of candidate country.

The leaders discussed:

  • Ukraine's European path and the accession process
  • the EU's response to Russia's war of aggression against Ukraine
  • Ukraine's initiatives for just peace and accountability
  • cooperation on issues of reconstruction and relief and in the areas of energy and connectivity
  • global food security

The leaders issued a joint statement at the end of the summit.

The Joint Statement can be found here