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Parliament ratifies agreement on free trade between Ukraine, European FTA

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Dec. 7, 2011, 5:23 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine

The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, has ratified an agreement on free trade between Ukraine and the member states of the European Free Trade Association.

The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, has ratified an agreement on free trade between Ukraine and the member states of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), as well as agreements on agriculture between Ukraine and Norway, Ukraine and Iceland, and Ukraine and Switzerland. A total of 263 of the 297 MPs registered in parliament voted for the ratification.

The explanatory note to the document reads that the law should be adopted so that an agreement on a free trade area and agreements on agriculture between Ukraine and EFTA states could take effect to create a free trade area between Ukraine and EFTA.
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Anonymous Dec. 7, 2011, 8:56 p.m.    

thank you GOD!

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Anonymous Dec. 7, 2011, 10:30 p.m.    

EFTA is not EU... It's actually other neighboring countries

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Anonymous Dec. 7, 2011, 11:33 p.m.    

EFTA is better than the EU which is in a terrible economic state at the moment. Both Normway and Switzerland are very strong stable countries with a strong currency.

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Anonymous Dec. 7, 2011, 11:24 p.m.    

They should release all political prisoners immediately, or else this is meaningless.

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