Herman Van Rompuy: EU wants to speed up signing of agreement with Moldova, Georgia

As EU leaders gather in Brussels for the last EU summit of the year, European Council president Herman Van Rompuy said that Brussels is ready to sign an association agreement with Moldova and Georgia by August next year.

Speaking about Ukraine, Van Rompuy also said that 'on behalf of the entire EU Council, I can say that the offer of a political association and closer trade ties with Ukraine is still on the table. We are ready to sign as soon as the country is ready.' 

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Friday, 20 December, 2013 - 15:44
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