Alexander Shishlo. The European Commission agreed on the last working day of the week 1 December in Brussels tripartite Ministerial consultations, the EU-Russia-Ukraine Association.
"the dialogues will be held on Tuesday. The European Commission has shown great openness in terms of willingness to listen to them (the Russian side - ed.) Some concern. Some of them refer to bilateral relations between Ukraine and Russia, and some have the ability to relate to deep and comprehensive area of free trade (between the EU and Ukraine). For this reason, we look forward to discussing some technical issues we can help them. These are issues such as customs cooperation, transition periods and so on, " he said on the last working day of the week correspondents of the European Commissioner for trade Cecilia malmstr?m.
Ukraine and the European Parliament ratified the Association agreement between Ukraine and the EU, part of which is the provision on free trade area. Russia is concerned with the introduction from 1 January 2016 in the provisions of the FTA and fears of an influx of duty free items from the EU through Ukraine, which wants to enter the food embargo and customs duties for Ukraine on 1 January 2016.