As envisaged by the Constitution, by 15 September the Government of
Ukraine will submit to the Parliament a draft law On the State Budget, which
clearly determines expenses in billions for the defense,
and additional laws that change in the conceptual way the budget and the tax
policy in the country, said Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk at a Government
meeting on Wednesday, 10 September, which was attended by President of Ukraine
Petro Poroshenko, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of
Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov,
the heads of regional state administrations and Kyiv city.
The PM noted that
on 9 September, the Government of Ukraine had spent “almost the final meeting regarding the
preparation of the package of budget reforms and amendments to the tax and
"Despite the electoral process, and the budget is truly not a propaganda of a political force, it is honest and fair," he said.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that the Government is ready to report on the
draft budget in the Parliament and expressed hope that the Parliament will meet
to vote for these bills.