Prime Minister of the Netherlands expressed pessimism concerning the Association between the EU and Ukraine
The Prime Minister of the Netherlands mark Rutte said he does not feel confidence on the issue of the Treaty on unification of Ukraine with the European Union. about it informs news Agency. before Thursday, the head of the Petro Poroshenko tried to convince the European Parliament as soon as possible to provide Ukrainians visa-free regime with the EU. Tuesday senior EU official said that ratification of the Treaty on the unity between the EU and Ukraine had serious problems, no solutions at the conference EU 20–21 October in Brussels on this issue will not be accepted. In early October it was announced that a Union of European States did not want to fulfill the request of the Netherlands to amend the agreement on Association with Ukraine. Rutte " wished to add a short PostScript to the agreement, in which to talk about the fact that the document relates only to trade and cooperation and not of Ukraine opens the way to the EU ". However, none of the European partners did not support this initiative. Last week, Rutte said the government May refuse to ratify the Association agreement. A consultative referendum on the ratification of the Treaty on the unity between the EU and Ukraine was held in the Netherlands April 6. In the process, 61% came to the polls voted against the ratification of the document. Despite the results of the vote of the people, the Dutch government did not immediately make the decision to abandon the ratification of the document. Instead Rutte has set a target to discuss with European colleagues and try to adjust to the contract.