"Everything has changed since the Vilnius summit" in late November 2013, admits Donald Tusk. But "nothing has changed when it comes to our intentions" in the Eastern Partnership countries, added the European Council president at a  press conference on 22 May, closing the fourth summit focused on this element of the European Neighbourhood Policy. Tusk said he was "satisfied" with the result, "despite" the complicated and late delivery of the joint declaration.

The 13-page document shows continuity between the Vilnius…