Kiev has prepared for the termination of the Agreement on friendship with Russia
The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine has prepared all the necessary documents for the termination of the Agreement on friendship, cooperation and partnership with Russia. On Thursday, August 30, said the foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin, reports “UKRINFORM”.
“These documents have been prepared, the entire package. We can say about it. It has always been our position, so we handle it. In the coming days, we will submit it formally,” — assured the Minister.
Klimkin also said that Moscow has “violated all that is possible” in this agreement, beginning with the preamble. He added that on Friday will publish a post which will talk about all the violations by Russia of its Treaty obligations over the past four and a half years.
29 Aug Klimkin said that the contract will be terminated before 30 September of the current year. 28 August to prepare for the termination of the MFA of Ukraine instructed the President of the country Petro Poroshenko. The head of state believes that the Treaty “is the fault of Moscow has already become an anachronism”.
The Treaty on friendship, cooperation and partnership between Russia and Ukraine was signed in may 1997. At the end of 2008, the document was extended for another 10 years. In mid-March the Ukrainian foreign Ministry has prepared several options for suspension. It was noted that Kiev can go on partial or full suspension and termination of the agreement.
Relations between Kyiv and Moscow deteriorated sharply after the reunification of the Crimea with Russia in March 2014 and the beginning of the conflict in the Donbass in April of the same year. Ukraine regularly accuse the Russian Federation in the conduct of hostilities in the South-East of its territory and calls the aggressor, the Kremlin denies the accusations, pointing to the lack of evidence.