The foreign Ministry spoke about the process of withdrawal from the CIS

В МИД рассказали о процессе выхода из СНГ

The foreign Ministry told about the withdrawal from the CIS

The permanent mission of Ukraine in the CIS was closed half a year ago, but left a couple of hundred contracts. They are now working on their denunciation.

Ukraine is virtually out of the Commonwealth of independent States, is now working for denunciation of treaties signed by the country within the framework of the CIS. It on a press-conferences on Tuesday, February 12, said the press Secretary of the foreign Ministry of Ukraine Ekaterina Zelenko UNIAN reports.

“Regarding the release of the CIS – we have actually completed the withdrawal from the Commonwealth of independent States. With the beginning of the aggression, it is possible to say that Ukraine is actually minimized to a critical low of their participation in the work of the Commonwealth,” said Zelenko.

In August 2018, was closed by the permanent mission of Ukraine under coordination institutes of the Commonwealth, and now the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine begins inventory of agreements signed by Ukraine during participation in the CIS.

“It’s a huge amount of documents. Only the 236 contracts that require the appropriate inspection and inventory to be denounced,” said Zelenko.

She noted that the revision of the economic agreements will be coordinated by the Ministry of economic development and trade of Ukraine, and all the other treaties – Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine.

However, Zelenko recalled that the process of denunciation of treaties is a very long process that requires not only interagency coordination, but also evaluation and analysis of economic, legal and humanitarian consequences of withdrawal from the agreement.

“As of now we can say that we will make decisions on the termination of the agreements in no way harm the national interests of Ukraine, first of all, the interests of the Ukrainian citizens and Ukrainian business,” said Zelenko.

Also, according to her, at the end of 2018 – beginning of 2019, the government adopted a number of decisions on the termination of Ukraine for six contracts. Related work continues.

Earlier it was reported that the Cabinet has terminated a number of agreements with the CIS.

We will remind, on may 22 the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko enacted the decision NSDC of Ukraine’s withdrawal from the CIS.

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