BUCHAREST, November 25, 16:33 /ITAR-TASS/. Chances for the Ukrainian authorities to change their mind and to sign an association agreement with the European Union after the Eastern Partnership summit in Vilnius are small, Romanian Foreign Minister Titus Corlatean said on Monday.
“The fact that Ukraine leaves the door open for relations with the European Union is a positive factor,” he said. “If an association agreement with the EU is not signed in Vilnius, it may be signed later. However, the chances for positive solution of the issue are significantly reducing.”
Along with this Corlatean expressed the hope that Ukraine “will change its mind and sign the document at the Vilnius summit.”
The Romanian diplomat expressed regret over Ukraine’s decision to postpone the signing of an association deal and reiterated his country’s interest in “European Ukraine.