Nemyria: Government of Ukraine supports the soonest accession of Russia to WTO

16:30, 12 June 2008
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Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine held a briefing

Government of Ukraine supports the soonest accession of the Russian Federation to the World Trade Organization. According to the government’s press-office, Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine for European and International Integration Hryhoriy Nemyria told this to a briefing.

“The fundamental position of the Ukrainian Government was and remains promotion of the soonest accession of the Russian Federation to the WTO,” he stressed. According to Hryhoriy Nemyria, Russia’s membership in this organization, established on clear and transparent rules of game, in particular, in settling disputes, meet the national interests of Ukraine and makes use of the potential which we have not only among our countries but in the region on the whole more promising.

The Vice Prime Minister also told that after its accession Ukraine had joined the working group for negotiations on accession of the WTO candidate states, including Russia.

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