The head of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said calmly relates the desire of Ukraine", the EU to try the bread."
"Please! But after tasting this bread, You have to keep in mind that the results you will have to bear the responsibility. I mean really though, would You be able to compete in the European Union. As shown here these moments, the European Union, you opened a free trade zone. Well, what You sold in the European Union? Not so easy, " - said Lukashenko, quoted by BelTA.
Lukashenko said that Belarus tried to enter the European market with products of agricultural processing." And some of our company went out. But I Know what has it cost us And how many years, only in one direction. And everything else that We produce with Ukraine, the European Union is, And will be there Not only to break, Not only because of the rivalry, But also because tariff measures of protection of the European market ", - said the head." You know that Russia has calmed down in this respect, seeing how You are with the European Union have advanced in the area of free trade, " - said Lukashenko, addressing the representative of the Ukrainian media." You chose your own path. We respect him. We'll adapt to what policies they carry out And what course to follow, - said Lukashenko.- We are in no way to criticize you will Not, if it's Not about us, We are Not going to counteract this never, because We are family ". The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine And the European Parliament on 16 September 2014 ratified the Association agreement Kiev And Brussels, however, the use of the free trade agreement was delayed 2016. At the end of April, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that Kyiv wants for 5 years to provide the implementation of the agreement with the European Union on the unity And reach of the conditions for applying for EU membership.