Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko decided to no longer participate in summits Commonwealth of Independent States, which formally withdrew from Georgia . This writes the \" Businessman\" referring to sources in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
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In particular, according to sources, the President will not attend CIS summit which will be held in Kishinev on October 9. "This means that the current President Ukraine, whose term expires in January 2010, more generally appears on the summits of the Commonwealth "- the paper concludes. Ukraine, although and is considered one of the founders of the CIS, along with Russia and Belarus, as and ratified the organization's charter, enacted 16 years ago in Minsk Rosbalt passes. Moreover, since last year after Georgia announced its withdrawal from the Commonwealth, top Ukrainian officials were right to say that Kiev should not be considered a full member of the CIS. "Ukraine is not a member of the CIS and does not recognize the legal personality of the organization: We are not a member of the CIS Economic Court, we have not ratified the charter CIS ", - explained last year the then Foreign Minister Volodymyr Ogryzko, which now holds the post of Deputy Secretary of Ukrainian Security Council. And after last week, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev unveiled tough message to the Viktor Yushchenko, accusing him of openly hostile policy position of radical approach to relations with Moscow Surrounded by the Ukrainian leader stepped up. Recall that on August 17 Georgia withdrew from the Commonwealth of Independent States. The formal procedure on Georgia's withdrawal from the Commonwealth ends August 18.
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