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Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk meets with Foreign Ministers of Estonia, Denmark and Norway
23.05.2014 | 15:52
DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION OF THE SECRETARIAT OF THE CMU

On Friday, May 23, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk received Minister for Foreign Affairs of Estonia Urmas Paet, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Denmark Martin Lidegaard and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Norway Børge Brende.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk reminded that the pre-term presidential elections were due on May 25: We are devoted to the goal to hold fair and transparent elections.

We believe that Ukraine will receive legitimately and freely elected President as fast as possible and he will make his first visit to Brussels targeting to sign Free Trade Area Agreement, he said.

The Head of Government thanked to the Foreign Ministers for supporting Ukraine and a decision taken by the EU participating countries, international community and international organizations to send observers at the presidential elections in Ukraine.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk stressed there were challenges for holding the elections in several hotspots in the east of Ukraine: However, we are preserving precarious stability.

There are several places that have become rather bases of terrorists supervised by Russia. However, with joining efforts, not only through the anti-terrorist operation, but due to the inclusive dialog, roundtables that were held in several towns of eastern Ukraine, we have changed the situation, the Head of Government accentuated.

He stressed the majority of Ukraines population are committed to Ukraine as a single, united state and, according to the recent polls, the majority of Ukrainians support European integration.

Most of those who reside in the eastern Ukraine, in Donetsk and Luhansk, we feel, dont support terrorists and condemn them. As also the key figures of eastern Ukraine, Arseniy Yatsenyuk emphasized.

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