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Arseniy Yatsenyuk urges the need to turn Prosecutor's office into a fully independent and impartial authority following establishment of SBI
12.11.2015 | 17:31

"The Public Prosecutor's office has to share certain powers with the National Bureau of Investigation. This is a new, fully independent body. At the next stage we should turn Prosecutor's office into a fully independent and impartial authority", stressed Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk at a meeting with Desmond Swayne, Minister of State at the Department for International Development of the United Kingdom on Thursday, November 12.

He noted that the relevant act had been adopted today in the Verkhovna Rada.

"I appreciate a very bond move of members of the Ukrainian Parliament to make Ukraine closer to the EU", said Arseniy Yatsenyuk, commenting on the supported today by the Parliament changes to the Ukrainian Labour Code concerning the harmonization of legislation with the EU law.

During the meeting, Desmond Swayne confirmed the willingness of the British Government to provide comprehensive assistance in the implementation of democratic reforms in Ukraine and counteraction to the Russian aggression.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk noted the importance of the support provided by the British partners to our country and accentuated the EU and the US should preserve unity to help Ukraine solve pressing issues.

The meeting concerned promising directions of bilateral cooperation, in particular, reform of the customs service of Ukraine, tax authorities, assistance in establishing a system of strategic communications.

The interlocutors also tackled the peaceful settlement in the East of the country and the needs of internally displaced persons in Ukraine.


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