Zeman Wants Ukraine to Cooperate with Brussels

Central- & Eastern EuropeUkraine ♦ Published: March 22, 2014; 14:12 ♦ (Vindobona)

According to Czech President Milos Zeman, Russia´s occupation of the Crimea is a “cold-bloodedly” step against the Ukraine. The crisis-ridden country should work together more closely with the EU.

Zeman Wants Ukraine to Cooperate with Brussels / Picture: © Wikipedia / David Sedlecký

In an interview with the Czech news portal aktualne.cz, Czech President Milos Zeman said that Russia has exploited Ukraine´s weakness. The only way to become an equal partner to Russia is to orient toward the EU, Zeman added. Zeman underlined that the Czech Republic will help Ukraine in order to achieve a signature of the association treaty between Ukraine and the EU: