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Arseniy Yatsenyuk: The following day after ratification of the Agreement with the EU the Government will take a decision on implementation of it
15.09.2014 | 23:01
Department of Information and Communication of the Secretariat of the CMU

http://www.kmu.gov.ua/img/1x1.gif"Irrespective of any statements heard from different capitals, we have only one capital - Kiev. The Government will implement the Agreement from the first day", - said the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk in the program "Freedom of Speech" on ICTV on Monday, September 15.

The Head of Government stressed that the Association Agreement with the European Union had been signed, and "tomorrow this agreement will be ratified by all members of the Ukrainian Parliament: "I hope that tomorrow the constitutional majority of MPs of Ukraine vote for it to become the law. The President will sign it".

"The Government will implement the Agreement from the first day (after ratification ed.)", - said Yatsenyuk and informed that at the scheduled Cabinets meeting on September 17 a decision would be adopted to implement the Agreement with the EU.

He emphasized that the Agreement with the EU, "contains 700 pages of a reform plan: "We should not reinvent the wheel, it has been invented before. This agreement has been designed for seven years. There are not just 700 pages of plain text, but specific steps that Ukraine should take in terms of reforms".

He noted that "Russia wanted the Agreement not to be ratified in the Parliament: "This was the goal. And the second was to change the text of the Agreement".

"The text of the agreement wont be changed. The agreement will be ratified," he urged.

Moreover, Arseniy Yatsenyuk reminded, the Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced that they expect the Ukrainian Parliament to adopt certain particular decision to postpone implementation of the Agreement: "I want to officially declare the position of the Government of Ukraine: none will take a decision concerning any delays in implementation of the Agreement. And there can be no ambiguity in that regard.

 

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