EU Says Ukraine Trade Deal Tied To Unrest Is Still Alive

Law360, New York (February 28, 2014, 5:06 PM EST) -- Europe's trade chief said Friday his government stands ready to sign a trade pact with Ukraine, which is operating under an interim government after months of protests sparked, in part, by ousted Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych's decision to walk away from the deal.

Speaking in Athens, Greece, on Friday, European Union Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht said a potential trade and association pact with Ukraine remains on the table, and that the EU is ready to sign whenever Ukraine is. The EU trade chief said the...
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