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Ukraine: "EU-Ukraine Association Agreement to come into force on November 1," says Poroshenko01:15

Ukraine: "EU-Ukraine Association Agreement to come into force on November 1," says Poroshenko

Ukraine, Kiev
September 12, 2014 at 15:48 GMT +00:00 · Published

Ukrainian President, Petro Poroshenko, and the European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, held a press conference after having discussed the Ukrainian situation, at the Presidential administration building in Kiev on Friday.

Poroshenko and Barroso started the preparations for an association agreement between Europe and Ukraine, which is supposed to come into force on the 1st of November. The Ukrainian President said he believes it will be “a historical day for” for Ukraine and Europe. He also spoke about key elements of the proposed peace plan for Ukraine, such as an amnesty law for Donetsk and Lugansk. Poroshenko reiterated that there is no alternative to a peaceful solution.

Ukraine is not planning on making any amendments to the association agreement and Poroshenko is expected to sign it on the 15th of September.

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Ukrainian President, Petro Poroshenko, and the European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, held a press conference after having discussed the Ukrainian situation, at the Presidential administration building in Kiev on Friday.

Poroshenko and Barroso started the preparations for an association agreement between Europe and Ukraine, which is supposed to come into force on the 1st of November. The Ukrainian President said he believes it will be “a historical day for” for Ukraine and Europe. He also spoke about key elements of the proposed peace plan for Ukraine, such as an amnesty law for Donetsk and Lugansk. Poroshenko reiterated that there is no alternative to a peaceful solution.

Ukraine is not planning on making any amendments to the association agreement and Poroshenko is expected to sign it on the 15th of September.

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