Сonsultations between Ukraine, the EU and Russia on entry into force of the Agreement on the Association with the EU and Ukraine do not give results. It said by a spokesman for the Russian president, Dmitry Peskov, reports Interfax.
"Unfortunately, our contacts with the Europeans and the Ukrainians don't bring the desired results, and the implications of the entry into force of this agreement, as before, still remain negative. Attempts to discuss these issues so far have failed," - said Peskov.
Earlier, German Chancellor Angela Merkel stated that the Free Trade Agreement between the EU-Ukraine is not aimed against Russia.
It is recalled that the as of January 1, Russia to introduce economic sanctions against Ukraine and to strengthen customs control. According to the Russian Prime Minister, is due to the decision to enact Ukraine Association Agreement with the EU. It's worth to mention that the EU supports the entry into force of the FTA on January 1, 2016
However, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk at the Cabinet meeting said earlier that Ukraine is ready for Russian food embargo and is ready to respond in kind as well. According to him, the markets for Ukrainian products are those of European Union.