The president signed the document on Aug. 9, 2012, according to his press service.
As reported, on Oct. 18, 2011 in St. Petersburg, the prime
ministers of the CIS member states, including Ukrainian Prime Minister
Mykola Azarov, signed an agreement setting up a free trade area with CIS
The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s parliament, ratified the agreement on July 30.