President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych and President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso have held a phone conversation on Monday, Interfax-Ukraine reports.

During the telephone call, the president of Ukraine asked the European Commission to receive a delegation from Ukraine to have a discussion about some aspects of the Association Agreement and the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area.

President Barroso confirmed the readiness of the European Commission to receive such a delegation at the appropriate level.

He underlined that the European Commission stands ready to discuss aspects of implementation related to the agreements already initialed, but not to re-open any kind of negotiations.

The statement also reads that the timing and the level of this consultation should be arranged through the appropriate diplomatic channels.