The EU and Ukraine Will Sign the Political Part of the Association Agreement at an Early Date
3/7/14 4:13 PM
The European Union and Ukraine in the short run will sign the political part of the Association Agreement, and the economic part – after presidential elections, but trading preferences Kyiv will get even without signing of the Agreement on the Free Trade Zone. The Heads Member Countries and Heads of Governments of member-countries agreed on that in the summit in Brussels, as was informed by Duetsche Welle on authority of dpa on Thursday March 6th. “On the coming days or weeks”, said the chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel of the press conference on the results of the EU Summit, when she was asked about the possibility of signing of the Association Agreement with Ukraine. At the same time, the chancellor of the FRG informed that in the part of the Agreement about the Free Trade Zone the extra consultations “in order to escape the negative results of Ukrainian export to Russia”. Without waiting for the creation of the Free trade Zone with Ukraine, the EU will annul or reduce the import duty concerning many Ukrainian goods.