European parliament to hold extraordinary meeting to discuss Russia's trade threats for Ukraine

The European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs will hold a debate on Wednesday, August 28 on the EU response to Russia's trade threats for Ukraine, the European Parliament's press office told a Brussels-based Ukrinform reporter.

“The European Parliament will discuss the political implications of Russia's trade threats against Ukraine, in the light of the forthcoming Summit in Vilnius [EU and Eastern Partnership Summit, on November 29 - ed],” the report reads.

The meeting will be also attended by Ukrainian opposition politicians Vitaliy Klitschko and Arseniy Yatseniuk.

After the debate, at about 13.00 Kyiv time, the Chairman of the European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee, Elmar Brok MEP, will hold a press briefing.