EU leaders welcome Eastern Partnership progress
Azerbaijan, Baku, March. 3 / Trend /
The progress achieved by the Eastern Partnership in furthering political association and economic integration with the EU was welcomed by the European leaders during the European Council meeting in Brussels, ENPI Info Center reported.
In the Conclusions of European Council, European heads of state and government said the partnership was based on a commitment to common values, where those most engaged in reforms will benefit more from their relationship with the EU.
"The European Council looks forward to the Eastern Partnership Roadmap with a view to the next Eastern Partnership Summit in the second half of 2013," the Council Conclusions said.
The Eastern Partnership project was launched in the first half of 2009 during the Czech Republic's EU presidency. The last summits of the Partnership were held in September 2011 in Warsaw during the Polish presidency.
Edited by: A.Badalova