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Khoroshkovsky hopes to initial association agreement with EU on March 30

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March 29, 2012, 6:36 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine

Ukraine's First Deputy Prime Minister Valeriy Khoroshkovsky has said he hopes that the agreement on association between Ukraine and the European Union will be initialed on March 30.
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Ukraine's First Deputy Prime Minister Valeriy Khoroshkovsky has said he hopes that the agreement on association between Ukraine and the European Union will be initialed on March 30. "We sincerely hope that the initialing (of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU) will happen tomorrow. This is a very important landmark on our path towards Europe," he said at a briefing in Kyiv region on March 29.

According to the vice premier, the initialing of the agreement will be both a signal and challenge for the country, since it has a lot of requirements Ukraine will have to comply with.

The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry announced earlier that the association agreement was scheduled to be initialed in Brussels on March 30.
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