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EU trade deal to save Ukraine €500mn a year

11.03.14 @ 15:26

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The European Commission on Tuesday agreed to unilaterally drop tariffs on Ukrainian imports to the EU in a measure, if approved by MEPs and EU states, set to save Ukraine €500mn a year. The trade deal is part of broader measures foreseen in an EU association and free trade pact.