Alexander Shishlo. Experts from Russia, the EU and Ukraine began on Thursday in Brussels for a two-day round of tripartite technical negotiations on the implementation of the economic part of the Treaty On unification of Ukraine with the EU.
As stated Last news in the press service of the European Commission, no official statements on the results of the meetings are not expected.
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 from 1 January 2016. Russia repeatedly warned About the risks to its economy as a result of this agreement.