KIEV, November 27. /ITAR-TASS/. Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich has stressed the need for renewing an agreement on strategic partnership with Russia.
In an interview with Ukraine’s TV channels Yanukovich said his country “needs to enter a new level of relations with partners, including that with Russia.”
“Three years ago we lived in confrontation and those proposals that Russia had put forward were unacceptable for us,” he said. “This was one of the problems why we postponed the signing of an agreement on strategic partnership. This agreement exists, it is effective, but it is high time to renew it.”
“We have reached a deadlock in our relations and now we need to unblock it,” Yanukovich said. “There are many questions that we can promptly resolve.