The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the "seemingly inevitable" danger of the termination of ratification of the agreement between Ukraine and the EU the Netherlands has turned to defend himself.
"The danger, which seemed to be inevitable turned out to be addressed. The end date of the consultation on ratification of the Treaty on the unity Between Ukraine and the EU in the referendum in the Netherlands was 1 November. Most sceptics, and not only in Ukraine, expecting that today will be announced about the decision to stop the ratification of the Treaty the Netherlands, " he wrote in his own Facebook.
According to Poroshenko, he " himself held a dozen talks on the phone ", as well as among them with Chairman of the European Council Donald Tusk, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, head of the European Parliament Martin Schulz and Prime Minister of the Netherlands Rutte." All it's important to remember that the Association agreement, the creation of which I in person have the honour to be a part of, has not only economic and political importance, but also symbolic. Because it's the epitome of development of Ukraine and its forward motion and compass of our reforms. For this reason, it is very important that the Netherlands does not cease to ratify and continue the meeting ", - wrote the head of Ukraine. However, before the first day of the week, Prime Minister of the Netherlands mark Rutte asked for more time for decision-making on the issue of ratification of the Treaty on the unity Between the EU and Ukraine in connection with the need " to take into account the concerns of the Residents ". On the last working day of the week it was announced that a draft law on the refusal of the Netherlands to Express support to the Association agreement of Ukraine with the European Union has the opportunity to be introduced to Parliament in the first day of the week. Before it was announced that the Netherlands is ready to offer Kiev and the EU compromise to complete the procedure of ratification of the Treaty on unification of Ukraine with the EU