The stay of the Black Sea Fleet of Russia in Ukraine was prolonged for 25 years.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, it is stipulated by the Agreement between Ukraine and the Russian Federation on issues concerning the stay of the Black Sea Fleet of the RF at the territory of Ukraine, which was signed in Kharkiv today by President of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych and President of Russian Dmitriy Medvedev.

“We made decision on further stay of the Black Sea Fleet of Russia because it was important for our Russian colleagues and friends”, said V. Yanukovych.