Yanukovych, Putin discuss trade conflict

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin discussed problems with the clearance of goods on the Ukrainian-Russian border during a phone conversation on Friday, the press service of the Ukrainian president has reported.

"Yanukovych expressed concern about the processes that occur during the customs clearance of goods when crossing the Ukrainian-Russian border," reads the statement.

During the conversation the two heads of state also raised a number of issues put on the bilateral agenda, including the holding of a meeting of the Ukrainian-Russian Interstate Commission chaired by the presidents.

Adapted from ukrinform