Malta ratified EU-Ukraine Association Agreement

Aug 21, 2014
House of Representatives of Malta ratified Ukraine–European Union Association Agreement thus supporting aspirations of a young nation towards integration into the family of European nations. The ratification complies with article 4(2)(b) of the Maltese European Union Act, which reads that: "Provided that with regard to treaties and international conventions which Malta may accede to as Member State of the European Union, and treaties and international conventions which Malta is bound to ratify in its own name or on behalf of the European Community by virtue of its membership within the European Union, these shall come into force one month following their being submitted in order to be discussed by the Standing Committee on Foreign and European Affairs." The treaty having been submitted to the Standing Committee on Foreign and European Affairs on 21 July 2014, the treaty came into force on 21 August 2014.