Ukraine discontinues friendship with Russia: named date

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko announced that on Monday, December 10, will sign the law on the termination of a Large contract with the Russian Federation.

About this Poroshenko said during a speech on the occasion of the 150 anniversary of the society “Prosvita” in Lviv.

“There is a certain symbolism in finally stopping the Treaty on the so-called “Friendship” with Russia. The relevant law I have submitted to the Verkhovna Rada. On Monday I will sign. This is a historic event,” he said.

First, a Treaty of friendship with the Russian Federation was signed on 31 may 1997 the President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma and Russian President Boris Yeltsin. The contract is automatically renewed, unless one of the parties notifies the other in writing of the desire to terminate it.

The Treaty enshrines the principles of strategic partnership in bilateral relations of the countries, States have also officially recognized the borders of each other.

Earlier it was reported that the Verkhovna Rada adopted the termination of the Agreement on friendship and cooperation between Ukraine and Russia.

It will lapse on 1 April 2019. For this bill voted 277 deputies. The decision of the Parliament not directly related to the introduction of martial law in Ukraine. In September the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine informed Russia about the desire not to renew the document.

We will remind,the Verkhovna Rada has canceled the Treaty of friendship with Russia. Russia did not adhere to the main terms of the document.

As reported Know. ua, Putin hysteria due to the new rules of the game on the Ukrainian border. Fakes relate to the prohibition of entry of Russians in Ukraine.

Know. EN wrote that Ukraine will manage GUAM. The organization was founded in 1997 to counter the influence of Russia.


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