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 Parliament ratifies agreement on NATO Embassy in Ukraine

The Verkhovna Rada has ratified the agreement with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on the establishment of NATO Embassy in Ukraine.

Bill No. 0082 was voted for by 251 MPs at the required minimum of 226 votes, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainski Novyny.

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The agreement was signed on Sept. 22, 2015 in Kyiv.

The document stipulates for creation of a NATO office in Ukraine, which will include NATO communication office and center for information and documentation of NATO.

The office will enjoy the privileges and immunities of diplomatic missions in Ukraine.

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