The Netherlands deny the revision of the provisions of the AA EU-Ukraine, but the referendum results will take into account

The Dutch government has denied reports that it supposedly wants to change the provisions of the Association Agreement EU-Ukraine.

This is stated in the message of Embassy of the Netherlands in Ukraine, reports Еспресо.TV.

The government of the Kingdom disappointed with the results of the referendum on ratification of the Association Ukraine-EU, which are contrary to official policy.

«This result is disappointing, but given the result, the Dutch government cannot simply continue to move towards ratification as if nothing happened», — underlined in the government.

Now the Dutch government is considering the outcome of the referendum and entered into a discussion with the Parliament. Also, the report States that the government of the Netherlands and further works towards finding solutions acceptable to all stakeholders.

As reported, according to the Austrian edition Die Presse, after the referendum in the Netherlands, where the electorate voted against the ratification of the Association agreement between Ukraine and the EU, the government wants to exclude some provisions from the text of the document. As per the provided information, the government is in the Hague’s preference for «quiet diplomacy behind the scenes. And now, when the Netherlands was chairing the EU, this country has the opportunity to try to amend the Ukrainian-European Treaty that is already ratified by other member countries.

In particular, we are talking about the exception to the agreements the item on cooperation between Ukraine and the EU in the defense sector. The Dutch side requires or to completely remove it from the text, or to soften the conditions.




The Netherlands deny the revision of the provisions of the AA EU-Ukraine, but the referendum results will take into account 08.06.2016

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