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Foreign Ministry: Ukraine, EU starting translation of association agreement

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July 24, 2012, 2:23 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine

Ukraine and the European Union have completed a legal and linguistic revision of a draft of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and are starting an official translation of the document into Ukrainian and the languages of all the EU member-states, the Foreign Ministry of Ukraine has said.
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Ukraine and the European Union have completed a legal and linguistic revision of a draft of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and are starting an official translation of the document into Ukrainian and the languages of all the EU member-states, the Foreign Ministry of Ukraine has said. 

"The legal-linguistic revision of the part of the initialed draft Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU dealing with the creation of a free trade area was completed in Brussels on July 19," Foreign Ministry spokesman Oleksandr Dykusarov said at a press briefing on Tuesday.

Now that the technical revision of the draft agreement is over, the parties will start to translate it and follow procedures to prepare the document for signing, he said. 

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