The Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy
Yatsenyuk urges European leaders not to be scared of Russia and enlarging of
the EU to the east. The Prime Minister said in an interview with The Financial
He stressed that Russia is acting “as an international criminal, trying to
intimidate the world, trying to split the EU”.
Despite the Minsk accords, he added, Russia “has again massed
thousands of troops close to and inside east Ukraine”.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk considers development of the
situation is unlikely before June 29 until the EU is to take a decision “on
rolling over sanctions”: “But the chances of a new offensive are very, very
On the eve of the Riga Eastern Partnership
Summit the Prime Minister appealed to the EU leaders: “Act boldly and
wisely. Don’t be scared of Russia. It is for Russia to be scared of you, of all
“Don’t be scared of the word enlargement. The larger
we are, the stronger we are, the more successful we are, and the more opportunities
we get, all our nations,” Arseniy Yatsenyuk accentuated.
Apart from that the Head of Government
stressed the need to attract foreign investors to Ukraine.
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