The U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC), on behalf of its members, congratulates Ukraine on the vote in the Parliament  today to ratify the Protocol on Ukraine`s accession to the World Trade Organization.

This is said in the USUBC press release, forwarded to UNIAN today.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the Ukraine`s parliament on Thursday gave its approval to entering the World Trade Organization, giving a decisive victory to reform politicians in the former Soviet republic. The national legislature the Verhovna Rada in a rare show of agreement between its pro-Europe and pro-Russia factions, voted 411 in favour of the measure, out of 449 legislators present.