Updated at 11:07,12-12-2017

Ukraine-EU association agreement to be signed in March

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It will be signed within the next few days or weeks, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said.

The political part of the agreement is meant, she said. Additional negotiations will be needed to sign the free trade area part “in order to avoid negative consequences for the Ukrainian export to Russia”.

The European Union will cancel or lower the import duties for many Ukrainian goods without waiting for the creation of the free trade area, UNIAN reports.