Medvedev: Ukraine cannot join Customs Union in special format
Some high-ranking Ukrainian officials have said that "accession to the Customs Union is not on their agenda," Medvedev said. "It would have been better on the agenda for them. But nevertheless, we will see what comes out of these dialogues. We are always open to discussing any issue with our Ukrainian partners," he said.
The Russian president said he had told his Ukrainian counterpart openly that "there can be no accession to the Customs Union, as well as, by the way, to the European Union or any other union, in some special format."
A country wishing to join the Customs Union is supposed to sign all documents and take on all obligations, otherwise "this is impossible," he said.
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