Ukraine takes one step closer to EU

On Friday, 27th of June Ukraine and EU signed the Association Agreement, including Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area. The Association Agreement was first signed by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso and President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy, and then by 28 Heads of the EU Member States.

source: EEAS

“I think this is one of the most historic days for my country after getting independence” - Poroshenko told reporters as he arrived for signing ceremony. “It's an absolutely new perspective for my country”

Before, the political part of Association Agreement was signed by Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk in March 2014.  

More on this topic: Ukraine, UE, Poroshenko, Yatsenyuk, Barroso

FB:

#ODF