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M. Azarov: Decision to suspend association is tactical, the strategy remains invariable - Eurointegration
22.11.2013 | 10:53
Department of Information and Communication of the Secretariat of the CMU

A decision taken by the Government to suspend the process of preparing to concluding the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU bears tactical character with the view to the economic situation, despite this, the strategic course of Ukraine towards European integration remains unchanged.

Prime Minister Mykola Azarov announced on Friday making a speech at the Verkhovna Rada.

The decision to suspend signing the Association Agreement of Ukraine with the European Union is hard but the only possible in that economic situation in which Ukraine appeared. This decision is motivated by exceptionally economic reasons and bears tactical character, however it doesnt change the strategic line of Ukraines development fixed in the law about the grounds of internal and external policy, Mykola Azarov said.

At the same time, he assured that the President and the Government would further the course of reforms directed to Eurointegration.



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