Ukraine to sign free trade agreement with EUStaff writer ▼ | September 9, 2015
Ukraine intends to sign a free trade pact with the EU without further postponement, despite warnings from Russia, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said in Brussels.
Politics and economy Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin:
Klimkin claimed Russia is trying to use the talks to obstruct the pact, but EU Observer quotes him saying January 1 is the final deadline for its enforcement.
“It’s an ultimate decision taken jointly by Ukraine and by the European Commission,” he said, “There’s no chance to influence this by the Russian side or any other side … there’s no chance of changing the agreement”. ■