MOSCOW, 6 Jul - RIA Novosti/Prime. The date of the trilateral meeting of Russia, Ukraine and the EU at the Ministerial level on the implementation of the economic part of the Treaty On the unity of Kiev-EU until not defined, Russia agree to move it from July to September, told correspondents 1st Deputy head of the Ministry of economic development Alexey Likhachev.
"No date is specified, But if our colleagues are not willing to negotiate in July, then how can we push for these negotiations? Needless to say, we will be in September, then, to meet. But the expert meeting in the end, will be held tomorrow, July 7-8, " - said Likhachev.
he previously stated that a Ministerial trestolone in September will already be quite critical from the point of time for making decisions and implementing them before the end of the current year.
The Minister of economic development of Russia Alexei Ulyukayev, the European trade Commissioner Cecilia malmstr?m and the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin in may following the meeting in Brussels requested the delegations of specialists no later than July to find solutions to issues that cause concern among the Russian Federation: customs tariff liberalization between Ukraine and the EU, technical regulation, veterinary and phytosanitary measures, customs administration, and energy.
on that basis, the professionals are required to report to the Ministers no later than July 2015 in order to prepare the documents for the next Ministerial meeting, which may take place in the same month. According to Ulyukayev, Russia's position on Ukraine's Association agreement with the EU, announced in Brussels, has found understanding from Ukrainian and European colleagues.
A free trade area between Ukraine and the EU, the introduction of which is stipulated by the agreement On unity, must earn in full on 1 January 2016. Russia repeatedly warned About the risks to its economy from the Treaty.