The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine intends at the next meeting on March 21 to terminate the Program of Economic Cooperation between Ukraine and Russia, signed in 2011. This was announced by Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman in the commentary for 112 Ukraine TV channel.
"We are working to reorient our economy from the binding that Russia has always imposed on us. I gave the instruction, we are now preparing a government decision, I think we will adopt it on Wednesday - about the termination of the Economic Cooperation Program, which was concluded in 2011. We will do everything to ensure that the aggressor country pays a high price for aggression in Ukraine, "the prime minister said.
As it was reported earlier, this document was signed on July 7, 2011 in Moscow. It envisages cooperation between the two countries in a number of spheres, in particular, economy, trade, transport, resort and recreational, social, humanitarian, border guard and others. The Program was supposed to be valid until 2020.