Ukrainians living in the Netherlands, because of the planned in the country on 6 April 2016 referendum on the ratification of the government of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU have created a web site to provide residents information about the content of the document.
About it in interview to own correspondent of the UNIAN was reported by the founder of the site Ochai-referendum Sergei Reducinwho came to work in the Netherlands 15 years ago from Kherson, and a working IT Manager.
Speaking about this initiative, the Agency noted that it all started with the fact that in a group on Facebook called Maidan.NL, «began the discussion of what we need to do something».
«We live in the Netherlands. The question of the referendum is already decided, and therefore you should at least give them (the Dutch) know the truth, and not just the view promoted by the organizers of the referendum. That will make an ordinary Dutchman, if it before you go to vote, want to know about the Association Agreement? Most likely, he will go online and will search. On our site there is news, there is information on the Association Agreement, but there is also the point of view of the organizers of the referendum. How it all started», said Radotin.
According to Radochina, in the next few days Ukrainians will hold a meeting to discuss the plan and strategy for further action.
«It is clear that you must try to get in Dutch media. Soon there will be a meeting of the initiative group, to strategise, to understand what we do and what we have time and experience,» he said.
Reducin also said that this initiative is funding for their own funds.
As reported, on October 14 the Electoral Council of the Netherlands, having considered the appropriate appeal, adopted a decision to hold the country’s referendum, which will be delivered on the ratification of the Association Agreement of Ukraine with the EU. Under the address there are 427 939 thousand signatures. The turnout at the referendum must not be less than 30% of the total number of those who vote, then the government will decide the fate of the agreement. The result of the referendum is Advisory in nature.
To date, the procedure for the ratification of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU completed the 22 member countries of the EU.
Ukraine vidalet complete the process of ratification by countries of the European Union the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU until the end of the year.
Ukrainians in the Netherlands has created a website about the Association Agreement EU-Ukraine 02.11.2015