Ukraine, EU Continue Trade Talks Over Russian Objections

Law360, New York (August 29, 2013, 7:52 PM EDT) -- The European Union and Ukraine are forging ahead with a proposed agreement to further open up trade between them, despite Russia's warnings that it may ratchet up customs measures on Ukrainian goods if the deal is signed, an EU official said Tuesday.

The EU and Ukraine met this week to discuss their “joint ambition” to finalize an association agreement at an upcoming economic summit in November, according to Stefan Fule, the EU commissioner for enlargement and European neighborhood policy. He added that the goal of signing...
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