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The Epoch Times: Ukraine will sign agreement with EU

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Jan. 16, 2013, 2:36 p.m. | Ukraine abroad — by The Epoch Times

Ukraine’s prime minister Mykola Azarov says that the country will be ready this year to sign the much anticipated association agreement with the European Union (EU).
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Ukraine’s prime minister says that the country will be ready this year to sign the much anticipated association agreement with the European Union (EU).

Finalizing the agreement may, however, prove difficult for Ukraine. The agreement was created in 2011 and would establish a free-trade agreement and visa-free travel, but it requires Ukraine to go through—or at least take steps toward—some serious reforms. 

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