Israel and Ukraine Ink Free Trade Deal


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Ukranian President Petro Poroshenko announced Monday the two countries had signed a free trade agreement. 

"Today a free trade agreement was signed and we have been working on it for many years," Netanyahu told a joint news conference in Jerusalem.

Poroshenko hailed the signing as a "historic day".

Earlier, the Ukranian president visited Yad Vachem, the Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, and met with his Israeli counterpart Reuven Rivlin.