Kiev has no plans to postpone the introduction of the agreement on free trade area with the European Union, it will start to work from January 1, 2016, said Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
"the agreement on free trade area between Ukraine and the EU starts January 1 - whether you like it or not," he said, reports news Agency.
October 5, Deputy head of the presidential administration of Ukraine Kostiantyn Yeliseyev said that the Ukrainian delegation at the talks "channel four" in Paris tried to impose the postponement of the entry into force of the Treaty on the free trade area of Kiev with the EU. 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 summer the head of the Ministry of economic development of Russia Alexei Ulyukayev said that Moscow insists on signing EU-Ukraine legally binding instrument on the lifting of the economic risks of Russia from their Association, but as long as sees from the partners "rather negative" signals. In may, Kiev declared that the ratification of the Treaty on the unity of Ukraine and the European Union tighten four countries – Cyprus, Greece, Italy and Austria. 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.