Yatseniuk: Ukraine to sign deal with EU within weeks

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March 7, 2014, 1:38 p.m. | Ukraine | Politics — by Olga Rudenko

This handout picture released by Ukraine's Prime minister press office and taken on March 7, 2014 shows Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk displaying a folder with documents related to the European Union Support package for Ukraine during a press conference in Kiev. Ukraine is ready to sign as soon as possible the association pact with the EU, whose rejection by pro-Russia president Viktor Yanukovych sparked the current crisis, Yatsenyuk said the day before in Brussels. AFP PHOTO/ PRIME MINISTER PRESS OFFICE /ANDREW KRAVCHENKO

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 Ukraine will sign the political part of an association agreement with European Union within the next few weeks, according to Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk, with the free trade agreement coming later.

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