KIEV, December 24. /ITAR-TASS/. Thanks to the Eastern Partnership summit in Vilnius Ukraine has signed beneficial agreements with Russia, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Leonid Kozhara told a news conference on Tuesday.
The summit “might have been wrecking for Ukraine should it sign the Association Agreement with the European Union,” he said. “And the way it ended, was not a failure. On the contrary, it made it possible for us to sign beneficial agreements with Russia.”
According to Kozhara, now Ukraine is in a more advantageous position than before the summit on November 28-29. “Now we can calmly continue association talks with the European Union,” he said.