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KIEV, December 13. /ITAR-TASS/. Ukraine plans to sign an agreement on lifting the bulk of controversies in trade with Russia next Tuesday, December 17, Prime Minister Nikolai Azarov said here Friday at a meeting with Ukrainian industrialists.
“A trip to Moscow has been scheduled for Tuesday, December 17, so that we could formalize the accords lifting the bulk of trade controversies at the presidential level,” he said adding that the agreement will eliminate the contradictions in the sphere of customs fees and standards.
“There are sweeping /bilateral/ programs the two Presidents will talk about -- in shipbuilding, aircraft manufacturing and many other sectors,” he said.
“We are well aware of the importance the Russian market has for the Ukrainian economy,” Azarov said.