Ukraine has signed a protocol on access to markets of goods and services with Kirghizia. Foreign Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk claimed this to journalists today.

“We have really finished the process of talks with Kirghizia, and signed the bilateral protocol on the access to markets of goods and services”, the Minister said.

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According to him, the next step on the way of Ukraine’s accedence to the World Trade Organization will be the adoption of the report of the working group, which is scheduled for 15 November. “The report is ready, all pages of the text have almost been agreed”, A.Yatseniuk said, adding that the working group was waiting just for the last protocol.

“That is, by the end of year, the report of the working group and formalization of issues concerning Ukraine’s joining WTO will be completed”, A.Yatseniuk.

“We have no obstacles, at least, as of today, for Ukraine to become a WTO member till the end of the current year”, the Minister emphasized.

As it is known, Ukraine has been trying to enter WTO since 1993.