Kiev has taken a number of decisions of the points of the Treaty on the Union with the EU, but such a "Creeping" implementation is only theoretical as long as the risks for the Russian Federation, said 1st Deputy head of the Ministry of economic development Alex Likhachev.
Likhachev said that despite the delayed implementation of the economic part of the Association of Ukraine with the EU, Kiev has taken a number of decisions of the contract in terms of standards, technical regulation and phitosanitary norms, reports RIA " Novosti ".
"Russia stresses the buildup of risks and partial implementation of the provisions of the economic part of the agreement to the applicable law of Ukraine. Has the ability to be it in its pure form, the contract is not quoted, but really a number of elements of technical regulation in the phytosanitary control implements the Ukrainian side, it is our expert opinion, " showed Likhachev." Creeping implementation is as long as more theoretical risks for the Russian Federation than practical, " added the Deputy head of the Ministry of economic development. As told Likhachev, specialists from Russia, Ukraine and the European Union at the beginning of the upcoming week will meet in Brussels for the first time after the appointment of new leadership in trading blocs of the EU and Ukraine to discuss the implications of the economic part of the Treaty of Kiev and the EU." we have Monday-Tuesday, 20-21 April, Brussels will host a meeting in a trilateral format at the expert level. The Russian delegation is preparing for these consultations on the issue of Ukraine's Association agreement with the EU " - said Likhachev. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and the European Parliament on 16 September 2014 ratified the Association agreement between Kyiv and Brussels, however, the use of a free trade agreement has been postponed until 1 January 2016. The Russian side has stated many times that if the timing of implementation of the economic part of the agreement will be violated, she will introduce measures to protect its economy, including import duties on items from Ukraine. Throughout the period of implementation of this consensus, Russia has promised not to impose measures to protect its economy, including import duties on items from Ukraine. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation made a report, according to which Moscow hopes that Kiev and the European Union will not violate consensus on postponing the creation of a free trade zone, and reserves the right, without delay, to respond to non-compliance with this agreement.