Ukraine refuses to preside over and exits CIS

CIS_mapwithnumbersWednesday, March 19, 2014, 18:45

Ukraine this year will no longer preside over the Comonwealth of Independent States. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs made the announcement through its Director of Information, Yevhen Perebyinis, at a briefing in Kyiv. “The Ukrainian side has decided not to extend its presidency in the CIS in 2014,” he said. Furthermore, “Ukraine has the right to reconsider its continued participation in the CIS. This issue is being considered,” said Perebyinis. Continue reading