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French National Assembly ratifies EU-Ukraine Association Agreement

The National Assembly of France ratified the agreement on association between Ukraine and the European Union. It was announced by Ambassador of Ukraine to France Oleh Shamshur on his Twitter.
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The lower house of the French Parliament ratified the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. “Congratulations to the ratification of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union by the National Assembly of France,” Ambassador wrote, Joinfo.ua reports.

In May, the French Senate (upper house of parliament) ratified this Agreement. The political part of the document was signed in March 2014, while the economic part will come in force in 2016.

For the Association Agreement to enter into force, it must be ratified by all signatories – Ukraine and 28 EU member states. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine ratified the agreement on September 26. In the European Union, the ratification process is ongoing.

It should be recalled that on June 10, the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union was ratified by Germany. On March 26, the German Bundestag ratified the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU. On May 8, the German Bundesrat(upper house of parliament) also ratified the Agreement.