French President May Visit Ukraine In 2007

KIEV, Ukraine -- France’s President Jacque Chirac may schedule his visit to Ukraine before the spring of 2007, French Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador in Ukraine Jean-Paul Veziant reports.

“Before the spring of the next year the President’s Administration will find an opportunity to arrange Mr Chirac’s visit to Ukraine,” said Mr Veziant in his interview to Den daily out on Tuesday.

Touching upon relations of Ukraine with France and Germany regarding the possible accession to the EU or NATO, French Ambassador Veziant mentioned that “there are no obstacles” made by these two countries on Ukraine’s path to the Euro-Atlantic integration.

He also outlined the necessity of consensus among Ukrainians regarding the NATO membership.

Earlier, Chirac’s scheduled visit to Ukraine was postponed due to the state of French President’s health.

Source: ForUm