EU-Ukraine association agreement comes into full force

17:14, 1 September 2017

On Friday, September 1, the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement entered into full force and effect, as foreseen by the respective statement earlier released by the EU.

The document comprises of two parts; the economic part foresees implementation of the free trade area, which already works since January 2017.

The political section focuses on making external and security policies of the EU and Ukraine closer. On September 1, the political part of the agreement finally took effect.

Now, both sides will be working on lowering custom duties and approving the necessary bills.