Disinfo: Ukrainian Minister asked the US to stop the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement referendum

Summary

The Ukrainian Finance Minister has asked the United States to help put off an April 6 referendum in the Netherlands on the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement.

Disproof

Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko has confirmed that the letter is a fake (bit.ly/1PFm0WT), .

publication/media

Fake letter circulated on Russian social media
  • Reported in: Issue21
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 28/03/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine, US, The Netherlands
  • Keywords: AA/DCFTA

Disclaimer

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Disproof

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