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Dutch Lower House of Parliament supports Association with Ukraine
22:15, 23 February 2017
Dutch Lower House of Parliament supports Association with Ukraine

Upper House needs to vote to complete the procedure

22:15, 23 February 2017

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Dutch Lower House of Parliament approved the bill, which enters the ratification of the Agreement on the EU-Ukraine Association into force, Ukrinform reports.

89 of the 150 deputies voted for the bill, 55 voted against. Unlike the other issues on the agenda, a vote on the issue of Ukrainian occurred in a special procedure - each of the deputies had to answer whether he supports the ratification, after which the vote count took place.

Related: Netherlands may oblige Ukraine to sign additional policy document on EU-Ukraine AA

To complete the ratification of the document, it must also be approved by the Upper House of Parliament of the Netherlands. It is expected that the vote on this issue will take place after March 15, at the same time in the country will be elections to the Lower House.

Related: Netherlands' MFA expects positive vote on EU-Ukraine Association

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