Specialists of Ukraine, Russia and the European Commission on the consultation on the Association 7-8 July in Brussels has made progress only in the customs area, other areas still need to work, told the EU delegation in Ukraine.
"Ministerial meeting of Ukraine, Russia and the European Commission on the implementation of the economic part of the Treaty on the unity between Kyiv and Brussels will be held early in the autumn", - has declared on Wednesday at the EU delegation in Ukraine on the results of tripartite consultations of specialists, reports RIA " Novosti "." The purpose of the next meeting – to reach a common understanding with regard to bilateral and trilateral solutions compatible with the agreement on unity, – reported in the report. Recall, July 1, the European Union has made the initiative to migrate from July to September 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. However, Russia said that he sees risks in this." at the Ministerial level, our European friends propose to postpone the meeting until September. We proceed from the fact that it is cheaper to negotiate than to debate. In this case, the European country is a moderator of the organizational process, the dialogues take place in Brussels, " – said 1st Deputy head of the Ministry of economic development Alexey Likhachev. In April, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that Kiev wants for 5 years to provide the implementation of the agreement with the European Union about the unity and achieve the conditions for applying for EU membership.