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PM: In the case Russia introduces trade restrictions towards Ukraine, the Cabinet of Ministers will immediately react with a mirror response
17.09.2014 | 13:36
Department of Information and Communication of the Secretariat of the CMU

"As soon as Russia imposes trade restrictions on Ukraine, we shall urgently, in the same day, react with a mirror response," said Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk at a Government meeting on Wednesday, September 17.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk has reminded that the European Union adopted a decision to grant an additional transition period, to facilitate the Ukrainian economy on conditions of opening the market of the European Union for Ukrainian goods, and this, according to preliminary calculations, gives extra Eur 500 million of revenues for the Ukrainian economy per annum, while Ukraine preserves its market protected".

Thus, according to the PM, a free trade regime with other neighboring countries of east should remain the same we have nowadays.

"I have no positive expectations from Russia. And we must be prepared to the situation when Russia imposes any trade restrictions. I want to publicly declare, once Russia imposes trade restrictions on Ukraine, we shall urgently, in the same day, react with a mirror response, said Arseniy Yatsenyuk.

 

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