The Prime Minister
of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk commissioned the Government’s members to submit
their vision of “a rehabilitation package” for each separate branch and
considers necessary to establish Vice Prime Minister for European integration. The
Head of Government said during a session of the Cabinet of Ministers on
Wednesday, June 25.
emphasized that Ukraine has passed “the stage of resuscitation” – the first
stage which afforded to avoid default: “Now we should proceed to rehabilitation
– both economic and political”.
He highlighted the
hardship Ukraine faces: “Billions, which were not envisaged in the budget, are
paid to ensure territorial integrity of Ukrainian state. We were engaged in a
real open war of a new type. It is the true war – they shoot, kill, terrorize,
destroy, intimidate. They are making recurrent attempts to destroy Ukrainian
state and Ukrainian independence. We are at media war – inside the country and
behind its boundaries, with billions of funds spent by the Russian side. We are
subjected to economic war when they groundlessly declare they will close the
is my key demand to the Government and chiefs of local administrations. Only through
responsibility you can gain confidence of our people. And only having
confidence of people we can carry out reforms. As a reform means energy of
millions [of people] directed to achievement the goal, but not the text written
by official,” the Head of Government stressed.
reminded deputy minister for European integration will be established in each separate
ministry. The post has been advertised already.
Moreover, the Head
of Government emphasized he views as necessary to establish Vice Prime Minister
for European integration within the Cabinet of Ministers, a person who chairs the
department of integration with the EU.