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C06672384°1ED U.S. Department of State Case No. F-2017-16407 Doc No. C06672384 Date: 07/05/2019 Subject: Phone Call: Jeff Goldstein & Chris Canavan RE: EU Visa Liberalization for Ukraine, Georgia Start: 6/10/2016 3:30 PM End: 6/10/2016 4:00 PM RELEASE IN PART B6 Show Time As: Free Recurrene (cone) Organizer: EUR WS Categories: Phone Call Ana Maria, This afternoon at 3:30pm will work for me. I'll be out of the office, so could you please ring me on my cell: Mr. Soros has asked that Chris B6 Canavan from his personal office also join the call. His number is BS BE Thanks for your help in organizing this. Best, Jeff From: Prieto-Danaher, Ana M [http://redirectstate sbu/7url=malto:PrietoDanahera@state.gov) Sent: Friday, June 10, 2016 8:15 AM Tot Jeff Goldstein Cc; Jeffrey, Jahn F; Kasanof, Alexander; Steinmetz, Tina M; Franceschi, Natasha S; Berschinski, Robert G ‘Subject: RE: EU Visa Liberalization for Ukraine, Georgia - 06/10 Dear Jeff, Would you be available for this call today at 1530-1600 Thanks, ‘Ana Merial This email is UNCLASSIFIED. UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department of State Case No. F-2017-16407 Doc No. C06672384 Date: 07/05/2019 06672384 IED U.S. Department of State Case No. F-2017-16407 Doc No. C08672384 Date: 07/05/2019 From: Jeff Goldstein [http://redirect.state.sbu/?ur Sent: Thursday, June 09, 2016 3:37 PM ‘To: Nuland, Victoria J; Prieto-Danaher, Ana M Subject: RE: EU Visa Liberalization for Ukraine, Georgia ito Thanks for the offer Toria. If you have a minute this week I'd very much like to take you up on the offer of a phone chat at your convenience. Jeff From: Nuland, Victoria 3 [http:/redirect.state.sbu/?url=nitp://redirect state.sbu/?url=http://redirectstate.sbu/? url=mailtornulandvj@state.gov] ‘Sent: Thursday, June 09, 2016 11:53 AM ‘To: Jeff Goldstein; Brink, Bridget A; Makanju, Anna: Cet Kasanof, Alexander; Franceschi, Natasha S; Berschinski, Robert G ‘Subject: RE: EU Visa Liberalization for Ukraine, Georgia Happy to discuss this by phone, Jeff. One large member state has changed its mind on moving quickly, esp vis a-vis Georgia which had hoped for a decision this month. We are working it. Not sure whether intervention by 6S would help. From: Jeff Goldstein [http://redirect state.sbu/url=hitp:|redirect.state.sbu,/?url=http://redirect.state sbu/? url=maitto) Sent: Thu'sday, June Uy, 2016 10:14AM To: Brink, Bridget A; Makanju, Anna ( j Eric Caramella 1 Nuland, Victoria 3 (Ce: Kasanof, Alexander; Franceschi, Natasha S; Berschinski, Robert G ‘Subject: EU Visa Liberalization for Ukraine, Georgia Importance: High | wanted to let you know that Mr. Soros met with Johannes Hahn in Brussels earlier today. One of the issues he raised was concer over the decision to delay visa liberalization for Georgia and the implications for Ukraine. (GS is also meeting President Margvelashvili today and speaking with PM Groysman.) He told Hahn that Ukrainian civil society is concerned that without reciprocity from the EU for steps Ukraine has taken to put in place sensitive anticorruption and antidiscrimination legislation and institutions it will not be possible to continue to use the leverage of EU instruments and policies to maintain pressure for reforms in the future. He urged Hahn to advocate with member states to move ahead with visa liberalization for Ukraine. I'm sure you've been working this issue hard; if you have any thoughts on how this is likely to play out or where particular problems lie I'd appreciate if you could UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department of State Case No. F-2017-16407 Doc No, C08672384 Date: 07/05/2019 8B 06672384 IED U.S. Department of State Case No. F-2017-16407 Doc No. C06672384 Date: 07/05/2019 let us know. Best, Jeff Jeff Goldstein Senior Policy Advisor for Eurasia Vig) OPEN SOCIETY UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department of State Case No. F-2017-16407 Doc No. C06672384 Date: 07/05/2019 BE C06672387'IED US. Department of State Case No. F-2017-16407 Doc No. C06672387 Date: 07/05/2019 RELEASE IN FULL| UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department of State Case No. F-2017-16407 Doc No. C06672387 Date: 07/05/2019