Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Pankin: Ukraine withdrew from about 50 agreements of the CIS
Ukraine rejected about 50 agreements, memorandums and decisions within the CIS. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Pankin spoke about this in an interview with RIA Novosti.
At the same time, the diplomat noted, Kiev shares politics and real benefits. Therefore, despite the course taken to curtail participation in the activities of the CIS, Ukraine, among other things, continues to be a party to the Agreement on the Free Trade Zone.
Ukraine began the process of withdrawing from cooperation agreements within the CIS after the coup d'etat in February 2014 … In August 2018, Ukraine closed its representative office at the statutory and other bodies of the CIS in Minsk.
Earlier, Kiev had already terminated its participation in the CIS airspace agreement, the agreement on the implementation of an agreed antimonopoly policy and in the agreement on cooperation of the border troops of the states CIS in research activities. In addition, at the beginning of July 2020, Ukraine withdrew from the agreement on the creation of the Council of Heads of Financial Intelligence Units of the CIS member states, and in November 2020 it ceased participation in the agreement “On improving settlements between economic organizations of the member countries of the organization”.