EU ambassador in Kyiv: Tymoshenko, Lutsenko among ‘biggest burdens’ for Ukraine

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Jan. 25, 2013 16:21
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European Union Ambassador to Ukraine Jan Tombinski
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Jan Tombinski took up the post of European Union ambassador to Ukraine in September as Ukraine’s relations with the 27-nation bloc were becoming increasingly strained over human rights and other issues. This year, meanwhile, is potentially momentous for the Ukraine-EU relationship, with a summit coming up on Feb. 25 in Brussels. By year’s end, Ukraine hopes to sign an Association Agreement with the EU.

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