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Government adopted resolution on suspension of preparation process to conclude Association Agreement with EU
21.11.2013 | 14:58
Department of Information and Communication of the Secretariat of the CMU

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has adopted the Resolution "On conclusion of the Association Agreement between Ukraine, on the one hand, and the European Union, the European Atomic Energy Community and their Member States on the other hand," at its meeting on November 21, 2013, in accordance with which for the benefit of Ukraine's national security the process of preparing for signing of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU is suspended.

The Resolution has been adopted with a view to study and work out a complex of measures in details, which Ukraine has to take in order to restore the lost production output and areas of trade and economic relations with Russia and other CIS members states, form an appropriate level of domestic market, which would provide equal relations between Ukraine and EU member states that is the fundamental principle of the international law and the basis of economic security of the state.

According to the Resolution, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs together with the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade and the Ministry of Industrial Policy are instructed to offer the European Union and the Russian Federation forming a tripartite commission for working out complex issues aimed at restoring the lost production output and areas of trade and economic relations, expansion and promotion of international trade, further liberalization of markets, harmonization of the regulatory framework to improve the conditions of implementation of business activities.

Afore-mentioned ministries have also been instructed to resume an active dialogue with the Russian Federation and other countries of the Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Russia and the CIS Member States on the revival of trade and economic relations in order to maintain and strengthen by joining efforts the economic potential of the state.

The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, the Ministry of Industrial Policy, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food, the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry, the Ministry of Infrastructure have been tasked to amend state target, industry and regional programs aimed at the development of trade, production cooperative and technology exchange with the CIS Member States in order to preserve jobs and solve other social issues by improving the economic stability of the state.

 

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