The rupture of Ukraine’s Treaty of friendship with Russia


Paul Climbingto: Nancy O. sisel / RIA Novosti

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin said that until September 30, the country will break the Treaty of friendship with Russia. His words leads Agency “Ukrainian news”.

“President (Petro Poroshenko) announced today, because there is a time frame when this should be done before 30 September,” — said Klimkin. “We are faced with some legal issues, but overall, it is clear that there can be no Treaty of friendship and cooperation with Russia”, — said the head of the Ukrainian foreign Ministry.

Under the terms of the agreement, if six months before the end of the 10-year validity period one of the parties break it, it is considered automatically extended for another 10 years. So if until 30 September Ukraine will not break the contract, on April 1, 2019 the term of its action will last until 2029.

August 28, Poroshenko instructed to terminate the Treaty of friendship with Russia. According to him, due to the actions of Russia this Treaty was an anachronism.

In April of this year, Vice Prime Minister Ivanna klympush-Tsintsadze assured that the country will not break the contract, because it is one of those fundamental agreements referenced in the Ukraine during the judicial claims to Russia.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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