EU gives green light to initialing Association Agreement with Ukraine on March 30
March 21, 2012, 2:53 p.m. | Ukraine
— by Interfax-Ukraine
BRUSSELS (Interfax-Ukraine) – Brussels has confirmed that the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement will be initialed on March 30.
The Committee of Permanent Representatives in the EU heard a report on the initialing on March 21, a diplomat told Interfax-Ukraine in Brussels.
As this is a technical issue, it was not discussed, according to the source.
Thus, the main negotiators on the Association Agreement - Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin and Managing Director for Russia, Eastern Neighborhood and the Western Balkans in the EU's External Action Service Miroslav Lajcak – will initial the document of over 1,500 pages on March 30 in Brussels.