EU pushes Ukraine to step up anti-corruption reforms

Top EU officials called on the bloc’s close partner Ukraine to step up reforms of its judiciary and administration at summit talks in Brussels on Tuesday.”Reforms are difficult, often a long and complex process,” EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said at a press conference alongside Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.Borrell credited the Ukrainian government with important achievements in land reform, the banking sector and taxation, but stressed that on on corruption in particular “more needs to be done.”The EU has channelled some 15 billion euros (17.7 billion dollars) to its neighbo…

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