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    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (R) gestures next to Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau (L) during a welcoming ceremony ahead of their meeting in Kiev on June 11, 2016

    Canada, Ukraine Sign Free Trade Agreement

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    Ukraine and Canada signed a free trade agreement, over a year after its governmental ratification, in a ceremony broadcast live on Ukrainian television Monday.

    KIEV (Sputnik) Canadian Minister of International Trade Chrystia Freeland and Ukrainian First Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development and Trade Stepan Kubiv took part in the signing ceremony.

    ​The free trade agreement was signed during Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit to Kiev.

    “This extremely important document will raise trade and economic relations between our countries to a new level,” Kubiv wrote on his Facebook page.


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