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France becomes 21st country to ratify EU-Ukraine Association

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko announced that France had ratified the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union.
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On his page on Twitter, Poroshenko reported that France had become the 21st country to ratify the agreement on association between Ukraine and the EU, Joinfo.ua reports.

“We are on the right track,” the head of state wrote.

It should be recalled that on June 10, Germany ratified the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union. On June 25, the document was ratified by the National Assembly of France.

Earlier, Valery Chaly, the head of the Presidential Administration, noted that the association agreement could enter into force in late 2015.

The political part of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU was signed in March 2014, the economic part will take effect 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. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine ratified the agreement on September 26, 2014.