1 Feb 2023 13:33

New reforms for Ukraine being prepared - Zelensky

MOSCOW. Feb 1 (Interfax) - Reforms that will change Ukraine's social, legal and political reality are being prepared, President Vladimir Zelensky said.

Zelensky discussed these issues at a meeting with the international section of the government and the Office of the President, Ukrainian media said, citing the president's video address on Tuesday evening.

"We are preparing Ukrainian positions for negotiations with EU representatives. And what is highly important is that we are preparing new reforms in Ukraine - reforms that will change the social, legal and political reality in many ways, making it more humane, transparent and efficient," the president said.

Preparations for the EU-Ukraine Summit, which will take place in Kiev on February 3, are now in their final stages, he said.

"In general, this week will be a week of European integration in every sense of this word," Zelensky said.

"We are expecting news for Ukraine. We are expecting decisions from our partners in the European Union that will be in line with the level of cooperation achieved between our institutions and the EU," he said.