Association agreement to be signed without freeing Tymoshenko, Lytvyn says
The association agreement with the EU will be signed without freeing Yulia Tymoshenko. Her release will be mandatory for ratification of the agreement, former Speaker Volodymyr Lytvyn said, speaking on Kanal 5 TV Oct. 8.“Europe is viewing Ukraine as an important geopolitical player, and this explains why the EU is treading so cautiously not to check Ukraine’s intention to integrate.
The agreement may include some provisions about Tymoshenko’s release on which the EU may insist later ahead of the ratification,
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