"Until the end of the term of this Parliament at
least 500 acts of legislation ought to be approved - the laws aimed at
upgrading the country and bringing Ukraine closer to the European
Union", he stressed.
These bills, according to the Head of the Government, will
be elaborated by the Verkhovna Rada committees together with the Government
of Ukraine: "I am convinced that the joint product will be adopted by
At this the Prime Minister emphasized to ensure approval
of appropriate laws for the country it is necessary “first of all, the coalition
He reminded that a few months before first in the history
of Ukraine constitutional coalition advocating the European choice of the
country, which actually enumerates over 300 MPs of Ukraine: "It is crucial
for the coalition to be effective instead of being formalistic".
"If certain political forces in the coalition are now
playing the role and taking the place of opposition, they should leave the
coalition. And to announce honestly to the whole country – "We are not
interested in the fate of the country, we were walking with a single slogan,
but due to the fact that an election campaign to the local authorities has
began, we are interested in populism and rankings.
And everything we had promised before the elections is far from truth. We are
populists, like our predecessors. We are liars, like those political forces
that were in previous parliaments. We don't want to take responsibility but
want to find those guilty. Instead of saying what must be done and bear this heavy
burden together," he urged.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk emphasized that now "everything concerns
political responsibility to the country for what we promised during the
election”:" We promised hard work and difficult reforms. We promised to
lay the basis for the country's future, to assume political responsibility
and to relinquish the political rankings today to change our future. For our
country to approach the level of member countries of the European
The Head of Government stressed the need for the coalition
“to gather for a serious and frank discussion": "Whoever doesn’t want
to work in the European coalition – just leave. Whoever doesn’t assume
responsibility – just announce it. In principle, you’ve already done that.
And whoever is ready to shift responsibility to the Government – I have
assumed this responsibility and I will be answerable for that. The country
has no other way out. This is what needs to be done for the country today. We
will leave it to the history to judge and assess fairly and objectively".