Russia may 'take measures' if Ukraine ratifies EU deals

7 July 2014 14:16
(QHA) -

Russia may take protective measures if Ukraine and Georgia ratify the Association Agreements with the European Union, as the Moldovan parliament has already done before, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev warned, Voice of Russia reports.

"Of course, if the scenario in Ukraine and Georgia develops in the same way, the set of measures will be similar and, obviously, based on the scope of trade and economic relations and consequences for the Russian market," Medvedev told vice-premiers on Monday.

As reported, Ukraine and the European Union signed the economic part of the Association Agreement envisaging the creation of a free trade area in Brussels on June 27. The economic part of the agreement foresees Ukraine's deeper economic integration with the EU, as well as the creation of a deep and comprehensive free trade area.