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 European Parliament and Verkhovna Rada to Ratify Association Agreement with EU Tomorrow at 01:00 pm - Poroshenko

Ratification of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union will be accomplished on September 16, 2014 at 01:00 pm Kyiv time.

Poroshenko said this at a meeting withleaders of parliamentary factions, Censor.NET reports citing thePresidential pressservice.

Asplanned, the Verkhovna Rada ratification will take place at 01:00pm Kyiv time, in the European Parliament - at 11:00 am CET. It isnoted that the European Parliament held a preparation forratification at a special shortened procedure.

"Thoseissues that needed three or four months of hard work for preparingthe ratification in the European Parliament have been done in avery short period of time - we managed to stand within two weeks,"Poroshenko said.

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ThePresident stressed that the Association Agreement is ratified inits entirety.

"Any dot,any comma, any word of the Association Agreement reviewed,initialed and signed by me on June 27 was not changed. TheAgreement implementation starts from the first minute," heclaimed.

It shouldbe reminded that Poroshenko has introduced a draft law #0098 on theratification of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and theEuropean Union to the parliament today. It is expected that thisagreement will be simultaneously ratified by the Verkhovna Rada ofUkraine and the European Parliament during avideoconference.

Accordingto Poroshenko, the political section of the Agreement betweenUkraine and the European Union will come into force on November 1,2014 after the ratification.

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Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n302785