- appreciated that Ukraine is taking forward work on a number of concrete issues which are relevant for the possible signature of the Association Agreement/DCFTA at the Eastern Partnership summit in Vilnius in November
- underlined the crucial importance of progress on electoral legislation, the legislation on Prosecutor General Office and with respect to the case of Yulia Tymoshenko.
- stressed that the time is getting short and reinforced efforts are needed to ensure "determined action and tangible progress on the benchmarks needed for the signature of the Association Agreement.
- reaffirmed that the EU willfirmly stand by Ukraine against unacceptable external pressures linked to its determination to sign the Association Agreement/DCFTA.""
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