Ukrainian President Backs Creation of Free Trade Area in Black Sea Region

Business Materials 14 February 2008 14:01 (UTC +04:00)

Ukraine, Kiev, 14 February / Trend corr Z. Novosvitski / The Ukrainian President Vladimir Yushenko supports creation of a free trade area in the Black Sea region. He said that at the meeting of the EU and Black Sea countries' Foreign Ministers in Kiev on 14 February.

The Ukrainian President voiced his hope that as a result of enhancement of cooperation on the Black Sea Interaction programs, the principals of free passing of the Black Sea region's citizens, goods, capitals and services via the borders will be gradually implemented.

"We support creation of a comprehensive free trade area in our region, which will have no exceptions or restrictions and will be based on the WTO norms and regulations," Yushenko said.

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