The Treaty of friendship of Russia and Ukraine may cease to act from 1 April

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The Treaty on friendship, cooperation and partnership between Ukraine and the Russian Federation may be terminated from 1 April 2019, according to the website of the Verkhovna Rada.

Earlier it became known that President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko submitted to the Parliament a draft law on the termination of the agreement with Russia on friendship and cooperation. The speaker of the Ukrainian Parliament Andrei Parubiy said that the document can be submitted to the Rada this week, on Thursday.

«Approval of the draft law… will allow the completion of the domestic procedures necessary for the termination of the agreement in connection with the completion of another ten-year period March 31, 2019», — stated in the explanatory note to the bill.

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