Ukraine has expressed a desire to continue work in the CIS, said the head of the CIS Executive Committee Sergei Lebedev correspondents on the first day of the week in Logoysk.
After the change of power in Ukraine in February of last year the country's new leadership has made statements about the intention to withdraw from participation in the CIS, in November Kiev has withdrawn from the Executive Committee of the organization envoy Anatoly the Drona.
"Ten days ago was made an official request to the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine, and adopted an official response about the fact that Ukraine continues to participate in the CIS, but selectively, where it considers it useful," - said Lebedev.
He said that " the presence of Ukraine in the CIS are still there." As an example, the head of the Executive Committee cited a recent meeting of the CIS economic Council in Moscow, attended by the Commissioner of Ukraine.
The staff of the permanent mission of Ukraine to the CIS Executive Committee has left the building this organization in Minsk and moved to the residence of the Ambassador of their own country." It is their right, where to be, " - says Lebedev.
He said that about six years ago, the Ukrainian representative office is also based at the Embassy of their country.