The entry into force of the Treaty on the free trade area of the European Union With Ukraine will expand the opportunities of cooperation between Astana and Kiev, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
Poroshenko is in Astana on an official visit.
"From our side we believe that the full Entry into force of the Treaty on deep comprehensive free trade area With the EU for Ukraine only increases the possibilities of our mutual cooperation ", - said Poroshenko on the last working day of the week in the process of the joint statement With President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev.
according to his statement, the parties agreed that " the preferred form of this cooperation in the field of agricultural products and in agricultural, energy, transport engineering will be the development of common plants both within Kazakhstan and in Ukraine, the use of this unique geographical location, experience of the countries to expand joint cooperation."
a year earlier, Ukraine and the European Parliament ratified the Association agreement of 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.