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BRUSSELS, December 20. /ITAR-TASS/. European Commission does not see any grounds for continuing talks on signing an association agreement with the incumbent Ukrainian leadership in the current situation, Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said Friday upon the end of the EU winter summit.
He said the commission did not see any willingness on the part of Kiev to sign an agreement and hence it did not find it necessary to hold the talks that had not been confirmed by a clear position of the partners.
Barroso said he had spoken twice to President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine since the mishap summit of the so-called ‘eastern partnership’ in Vilnius at the end of November, EU High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy Catherine Ashton had visited Kiev and Ukraine’s First Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Arbuzov had come to Brussels.
Following the results of these talks, the EU did not see any clear position on the part of the Ukrainian government as regards the Association Agreement.