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Ukraine eyes customs union with Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus

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Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych said on Friday his country was considering joining the Customs Union between Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan.

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych said on Friday his country was considering joining the Customs Union between Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan.

"[Joining the Customs Union] is a possibility, but we have procedures to comply with," Yanukovych said at a joint news conference with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.

He said that constitutional amendments would need to be passed "either in parliament or via a national referendum."

GORKI (Moscow region), November 26 (RIA Novosti)

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