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Arseniy Yatsenyuk says we are moving towards European Ukrainian police - in content, form and meaning
06.04.2015 | 18:24
Information and Communication Department of the Secretariat of the CMU

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved a package of bills aimed at reforming the Interior Ministry, in particular, the creation of a new National police, which, according to officials, will change an attitude of a police officer towards a citizen of Ukraine.

During an offsite meeting of the Government at the National Academy of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that bills on reformation of the Interior Ministry provided clear rights and powers of a police officer: "We are taking a big step in real reform of the former Soviet system of police and the transition to the European Ukrainian police - in content, form and meaning."

The PM underlined that the proposed by the Government reform provided for enrolment to the ranks of the National police only through competition. The National police should consist of the Ukrainian youth who are brought up in a different way, has a different vision, speak foreign languages, are just not of the same kidney.

He emphasized that a new National police should demonstrate "another quality in terms of attitude towards a citizen of Ukraine - respect, responsibility, support and protection.

Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk inspected and tested the cars purchased for the new Ukrainian patrol police, which would begin to bear its custody in Kyiv this summer.

 

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