Catherine Ashton: ??2011 was to have been a year of unparalleled opportunity and development in EU-Ukraine relations. Our aim was to sign an Association Agreement, including a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area, by the end of the year.
That Association Agreement was not conceived as a gift...
According to Mark Sofer that these are very tough negotiations, they affect industry, they affect agriculture, they affect technologies, they affect transfers of know-how. It's not easy!!!
Why didn't old agreements being resolved by the higher authorities or the UN? Kashmir issue between Pakistan and India is also same kind of issue. What did United Nations doing about this?