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#Ukraine: Dutch parliament will vote on clarified agreement

#Ukraine: Dutch parliament will vote on clarified agreement

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The European Council, made up of the EU’s 28 heads of government, believe that they have found a way to resolve the result of the Dutch referendum rejecting the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA). A new annex aims to address Dutch concerns without modifying the current agreement, writes Catherine Feore.  […]

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#Georgia EU integration is logical without Abkhazia and South Ossetia

#Georgia EU integration is logical without Abkhazia and South Ossetia

| October 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

With the Association Agreement between the EU and Georgia signed in 2014, the actual integration process for Georgia seems to have fully entered into force, writes Olga Malik. According to the press release by the European Commission, the Association Agreement between the EU and Georgia dated July 1, 2016 Georgia and the EU should create […]

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No outcome reached at final trilateral ministerial meeting on EU-Ukraine Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area

No outcome reached at final trilateral ministerial meeting on EU-Ukraine Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area

| December 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Commissioner Malmström, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Klimkim and Russian Minister for Economic Development Ulyukayev could not come to a political agreement during the talks on 21 December in Brussels. Since July 2014 the European Commission has carried out intense efforts in the trilateral talks with Ukraine and Russia on the DCFTA implementation as of 1 January […]

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No economic bright spot in tensions between EU, Ukraine and Russia

No economic bright spot in tensions between EU, Ukraine and Russia

| December 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Kataryna Wolczuk Associate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House On 16 December, President Vladimir Putin ordered the abolition of Russia’s free trade regime with Ukraine. He had been threatening to do so since 2011 as a response to the harm Russia claimed it would suffer from the implementation of Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade […]

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Remarks by President Barroso following special meeting of European Council

Remarks by President Barroso following special meeting of European Council

Brussels, 17 July 2014 “The President of the European Council already presented the main conclusions of this Summit. I will restrict my remarks to the issues that I had the occasion to report to the European Council on. Matters that the European Commission is following directly, namely the implementation of the Association Agreement with Ukraine […]

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EU-Moldova: Challenges ahead of signing Association Agreement

EU-Moldova: Challenges ahead of signing Association Agreement

Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Commissioner Štefan Füle met with Republic of Moldova President Nicolae Timofti in Prague today (24 April). They discussed the situation in the country, including the many regional challenges it is faced with, and agreed that the political stability was more than ever Moldova’s invaluable asset; it offers an opportunity to focus […]

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Opinion: Western responses to Ukraine crisis: Policy options

Opinion: Western responses to Ukraine crisis: Policy options

Chatham House convened a special round table on 5 March with a group of leading experts on Russia and Ukraine, and on the West’s relations with those countries, in order to consider options that are now available to the West in response to Russia’s actions in Crimea and other parts of Ukraine. Key points   The […]

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