Canada Welcomes Ukraine’s Signature of Association Agreement with EU

March 21, 2014 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement:

“Canada warmly welcomes today’s signature of the political chapters of Ukraine’s Association Agreement with the European Union.

“This is a historic milestone on Ukraine’s path toward a European future.

“This agreement represents the destiny that the Yanukovych regime tried, unsuccessfully, to deny the Ukrainian people.

“Ukrainians’ resolve and resilience over the past several months have now brought their country to a point where this agreement with the EU has become a reality.

“As Ukraine continues to work toward consolidating its democratic and economic European future, Canada will remain steadfast in providing our assistance, our partnership and our enduring friendship.”

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