Foreign Ministry states about “great victory for Ukraine”

16:21, 27 October 2011
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The Foreign Ministry of Ukraine welcomes the resolution of the European Parliament that recognizes the right of Ukraine to pretend to membership in the EU after reaching the corresponding criteria.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, chairman of the Information Policy Department of the Foreign Ministry of Ukraine Oleh Voloshyn said this at the press conference today.

“The Foreign Ministry of Ukraine welcomes that European parliamentarians recognized the right of Ukraine to appeal to the article 49 of the agreement with the EU and to pretend to membership in the EU on condition that the corresponding criteria will be reached…It is a great victory for Ukraine”, said O. Voloshyn.

According to his words, consolidation of the European perspective in the agreement on association will be very important for the bilateral relations of Ukraine and the EU.

O. Voloshyn also underlined that a regular round of negotiations on concluding the agreement on association between Ukraine and the EU.

He also expressed a hope that EU representatives, who take part in these negotiations, will take into consideration the resolution of the European parliament.

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