Poroshenko — Rutte: Ukraine hopes for early ratification of the EU Association

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko at a meeting in Davos with Prime Minister of the Netherlands mark Rutte announced expectations of Ukraine regarding the early ratification by the Netherlands of the Association Agreement with the European Union.

«The head of state stressed that the decision of the December European Council open prospects for completion by the Netherlands of the ratification process of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union», — the press-service of the President.

In turn, Prime Minister of the Netherlands confirmed their support of Ukraine in the issue of the need to continue the sanctions pressure on Russia to complete the implementation of the Minsk agreements and restoring the state’s territorial integrity, including Crimea, as well as the early introduction of the EU visa regime for Ukrainian citizens.

The parties have also coordinated their efforts to bring to justice the perpetrators of the crash of Malaysian airlines MH17.

Recall, 15 December, the EU summit endorsed the proposal by the Netherlands the compromise is able to unblock the implementation of the agreement on Association with Ukraine. Question the Netherlands is associated with the stitching of visa-free regime in the EU for Ukrainians.

As stated by the President of the European Council Donald Tusk, the responsibility for the ratification of the Agreement on Association of Ukraine with the EU now rests solely on the Netherlands.

26 December 2016 Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine on European integration Olena zerkal stated that the government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands after March 15, 2017 will make to the upper house of Parliament (Senate) for ratification of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union.




Poroshenko — Rutte: Ukraine hopes for early ratification of the EU Association 19.01.2017

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