Mogherini on Ukraine-EU Association: Dutch government must work out best solution

Source : 112 Ukraine

The EU is expecting a decision on Ukraine-EU Association Agreement
09:32, 19 April 2016

Foreign Ministers expect a decision on Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union from government and parliament of the Netherlands, considering results of the Dutch referendum on April 6. The EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini stated this during EU Council on foreign affairs in Luxemboourg, reports “Ukrinform”.

“We will attend to this issue, which requires a decision not only from government of the Netherlands, but also from other institutes, in order to work out the best solution”, - Mogherini stated.

Mogherini informed, that Foreign Ministers of EU member states have already discussed this issue with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Bert Koenders.

On April 12, the Netherlands announced official results of the Association referendum: 61% of the Dutch cast their votes against Ukraine-EU Association agreement, the turnout amounted to 32,2%.

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