EU Remains Ready to Sign Association Agreement with Ukraine

World | January 26, 2014, Sunday // 09:54|  views

European Council President Van Rompuy, photo by EPA/BGNES

The EU remains ready to sign an Association Agreement with Ukraine, according to the UNIAN news agency, citing a statement of European Council President Herman Van Rompuy.

Speaking after a meeting with Poland's Prime Minister Donald Tusk in Warsaw, Rompuy condemned the unjustified use of force and brutality by the Ukrainian authorities against demonstrators, most of whom peaceful.

The EU Council President expressed his condolences to the families of the victims and insisted that those responsible for the violence had to be held accountable.

He wished speedy recovery to the hundreds of wounded and called for the immediate release of all who had been arrested for participating in peaceful protests.

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Tags: EU Council, Herman van Rompuy, Ukraine, pro-EU protests, clashes riot police, Donald Tusk, Association Agreement


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