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Thursday, February 1, 2007

PM forecasts Ukraine`s Entering WTO

Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych is predicting, that Ukraine will enter the WTO by July.

Yanukovych told this when speaking to ministers at a lunch, organized by Viktor Pinchuk in frames of the World Economic Forum in Davos. "I hope, by the mid-year we`ll make this successful finish," Yanukovych said.

Yanukovych underlined the government success in the negotiation process on Ukraine`s accession to the WTO. "It was my government that has almost completed the process of entering the WTO in three months," the Premier said.

As the Prime Minister`s press secretary Denys Ivanesku told to reporters, at the Ukrainian delegation meeting with WTO director general Pascal Lami the latter noted Ukraine tops the list 23 countries, nominated for accessing the WTO. Lami also stressed that the remaining problems are not big ones and they would not delay the process of Ukraine`s entering this organization.