: #DUTCHINUA: Dutch Foreign Trade Minister urges compatriots to say 'yes' to EU-Ukraine deal
Politics11:10 Mar. 18, 2016

#DUTCHINUA: Dutch Foreign Trade Minister urges compatriots to say 'yes' to EU-Ukraine deal

Referendum will be held in the Netherlands on April 6 on Ukraine's Association Agreement

The Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation is calling on her compatriots to say ‘yes' to Ukraine's Association Agreement with the EU.

Watch also #DutchInUA: Referendum is a 'stab in the back' for young Ukrainians - Dutch Farmer

Minister Lilianne Ploumen says the Agreement is about "economic and political reforms and taking away obstacles, to make trade flow easier." The Dutch will go to the polls in a referendum on the issue on April 6.

Read also Referendum in the Netherlands: Scenarios and implications for Ukraine and the EU

On April 6, the Netherlands will vote yes or no to a deeper cooperation between Ukraine and the EU.

The destiny of Europe's biggest nation is potentially in the hands of the citizens of the Netherlands. The future of nearly 46 million people now depends on whether the Dutch decide to support Ukraine's association with the European Union.  

Read also Dutch Foreign Trade Minister urges compatriots to say ‘yes' to EU-Ukraine deal

This is exactly why, Ukraine Today with the cooperation of Euromaidan Press has launched #DUTCHINUA project.  Our goal is to gather the views and opinions of the Dutch businessmen and entrepreneurs who work in Ukraine.  As well as provide analysis by the experts from the Netherlands who can assess the influence of the referendum on the future of Ukraine and the E.U. as a whole.

Watch also the #DUTCHINUA interview with Arend Jan Boekestijn 

Watch also the #DUTCHINUA interview with Peter Kinds 

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