Jerusalem. The heaviest December snowfall in 50 years, according to the Israeli weather service, fell Thursday morning on Jerusalem, which was briefly cut off from the rest of the country as access roads were closed, The Washington Post reported.
Brussels. European Union leaders hope that an Association Agreement will be signed between Ukraine and the 28 member states at a high-level meeting which will be held in the spring of 2014, a diplomat in Brussels said, cited by RIA Novosti news agency informed.
Kyiv. Ukraine’s PM Mykola Azarov stated at a meeting with Ukrainian businessmen that Ukraine did not desire to change the text of the Association and Free Trade Agreement it would sign with the EU but only the terms under which it would be implemented, the online edition of Obozrevatel newspaper reported.