Canadian trade minister welcomes CUFTA deal

11:23, 03 August 2017
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Canadian Minister of International Trade Francois-Philippe Champagne has said on Twitter that the Ukrainian diaspora in Canada supports the agreement on the establishment of a free trade zone with Ukraine.

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"An extremely positive support of the Ukrainian community in Canada for the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and Ukraine [CUFTA]. We expect further cooperation in the future," Champagne wrote in Ukrainian on Twitter.

Read alsoEconomy Ministry says "technical error" in CUFTA translation not to affect deal’s implementationMeanwhile, Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman thanked the government of Canada for its support.

"Many thanks to our friends! I am confident that cooperation between our countries will continue to grow," he wrote on Twitter on August 3.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement came into force on August 1, 2017.

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