Armenia is likely to refuse to negotiate on free trade agreement with the EU and integrate with Russia, Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt said on Tuesday, RIA Novosti reported.
The intention of Yerevan to join the Customs Union became known after the meeting of Presidents of Armenia and Russia Vladimir Putin and Serzh Sargsyan on Tuesday.
"It seems that Armenia breaks negotiations on a free trade agreement with the EU and instead of it integrated with Russia , rotate on 180 degrees," - Bildt wrote in his microblog on Twitter.
In November 2013 in Vilnius will be held summit of EU leaders and the leaders of member countries of the EU "Eastern Partnership"programm, in which is expected initialed of association agreement "On a deep and comprehensive free trade area" with several countries , including Armenia.
The initiative of "Eastern Partnership" was launched by Poland and Sweden, and approved at the EU summit in Brussels in 2008, formally established in Prague in May, 2009. The purpose of the program is the convergence of the EU to Ukraine, Armenia, Moldova, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Belarus without their admission to the EU.