Foreign Ministry worked out draft law on withdrawal of Russian Black Sea fleet

16:48, 22 July 2008
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It was prepared "thoroughly and accurately"

The Foreign Ministry of Ukraine worked out a draft law on preparation to the withdrawal of the Russian Black Sea fleet from Ukraine in 2017.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, Foreign Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Ohryzko claimed this to a press conference today.

The draft law is ready, and by the moment, indicated in the decree [the respective President’s decree - UNIAN], it will be submitted for consideration”, he said.

“We have done our work thoroughly and accurately, and will wait for the response of the Verkhovna Rada to this law”, V.Ohryzko said.

As UNIAN reported earlier, President of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko, with his decree, ordered the government to work out a draft law on termination of international agreements on the temporary stay of the Russian Black Sea fleet at the Ukrainian territory since the year 2017.

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