Poroshenko, Rutte discuss next steps for Ukraine-EU Association Agreement to take effect

Poroshenko, Rutte discuss next steps for Ukraine-EU Association Agreement to take effect

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a phone conversation with Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte at the initiative of the Dutch side.

The press service of the Head of State reported.

Mark Rutte informed that he was upset with the results of the referendum held in the Netherlands on Wednesday, April 6.

The leaders discussed the next steps for the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU to take effect.

"This historic Agreement fully meets the strategic interests of Ukraine and the European Union, including the Netherlands," Petro Poroshenko emphasized.

The Head of State noted that Ukraine was committed to the implementation of the Association Agreement, including the provision on the deep and comprehensive free trade area.

The Prime Minister of the Netherlands assured that his country supported the provision of the visa-free regime for Ukrainians.


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