Poland has proposed to raise the status of the European Union’s Eastern Partnership program.
Report informs referring to the Ukrinform that the proposal was made by Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz.
Poland’s proposals include the creation of a presidency function in which individual Eastern Partnership countries will cooperate with the EU.
"We want to use the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership, which we initiated together with Sweden, to raise EU awareness of the six countries that are also part of Europe," head of the Polish diplomacy said.
At the same time, Poland proposes to create an Eastern Partnership secretariat, as well as a system of indicators that would help monitor the progress of the Eastern Partnership countries in implementing the reforms expected by the EU.
The Eastern Partnership program was launched by the EU in 2009. Its main goal is the development of regional cooperation with six countries: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.