The Ukrainian authorities continue to work on the revision and cancellation of a number of agreements with Russia and the CIS. This was reported by the Ukrainian News portal, citing a response from the country's foreign ministry.
“The work on a deep inventory and bringing the legal base with the Russian Federation and the CIS in line with the modern national interests of Ukraine has not stopped,” the report said.
The ministry also noted that the process of denunciation of the agreements was delayed due to bureaucratic procedures, as well as the change of power in Ukraine after the presidential and parliamentary elections. As soon as all the authorities are formed, the revision of the agreements will be continued, the Foreign Ministry noted.
On September 11, the Kommersant newspaper, citing sources, reported that Kiev had suspended the process of terminating bilateral agreements with Russia. According to the publication, this is due to the fact that the team of the new president, Vladimir Zelensky, which is engaged in the formation of authorities, "is not yet up to it."
At the end of last year, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine voted for a bill to terminate the Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Partnership with Russia. According to the ex-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavel Klimkin, later Kiev also terminated 49 agreements with the Russian Federation.