Ukraine and Russia terminated an agreement between Russia’s Government and the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine as of 1998 on the cooperation in the information area, as it was stated in the message of Russia’s Foreign Ministry, which was published on the official website of Russia’s legal information.
“The agreement between Russia and the Cabinet of Ministers on the cooperation in media field signed on February 27, 1998 was terminated on April 20, 2018,” the document says.
According to the agreement, the parties were obligated to provide assistance for the accredited representatives of mass media of another state and create the conditions required for the professional duties performance, including the establishment of business contacts and the preparation of the informational content and television reports.
Both of the sides were obligated to provide assistance for the activity of mass media correspondent stations of another state, which function on its territory.
The parties were obligated to support, encourage and improve the cooperation between the mass media areas of the states.
The document consisted of 13 articles.
Earlier, Russia announced about the termination of the agreement with Ukraine on the mutual deliveries of weapons and military equipment.
The Cabinet of Ministers terminated the Programme on economic cooperation between Ukraine and Russia for 2011-2020 on March 21.