EU Council President Herman Van Rompuy
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EU and Ukraine fail to sign association agreement

At a news conference in Vilnius, EU Council President Herman Van Rompuy said an association agreement was not signed with Ukraine. He said: "There is no signature today, it is postponed and we hope that sooner or later Ukraine will be ready to sign this agreement."

The Ukrainian president, Viktor Yanukovych, says his country still intends to sign the agreement with the European Union some time in the future,

Mr Yanukovych indicated that the EU had not offered his country a big enough package of financial aid.

  • 29 Nov 2013
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