OREANDA-NEWS. In the framework of intensive consultations on ratification of the Association Agreement, President Petro Poroshenko held a phone conversation with President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz.

The Head of State emphasized that every opportunity must be used to ratify the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU.

In his turn, Martin Schulz noted that the European Parliament stood on the side of Ukraine and had a majority to provide the visa-free regime for Ukrainians.

The parties agreed to continue contacts for the efficient coordination of efforts.

Earlier, the President had phone conversations with President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and President of the European Council Donald Tusk.