Ukraine, Moldova, the European Union, and US Interests

by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics

November 14, 2013

Anders AslundOn November 28–29, 2013, the European Union plans to sign the long-concluded Association Agreement with Ukraine and initial deep and comprehensive free trade agreements with Moldova and Georgia at its Eastern Partnership summit in Vilnius. No political event in Europe this year is more important than this summit. It would indicate a substantial European integration of Ukraine, Moldova, and Georgia.

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