PM considers it necessary to retain the unity of the free world, to secure peace and stability in Europe
06.02.2015 | 09:39
Information and Communication Department of the Secretariat of the CMU

"We have to retain the unity of the free world the unity among the U.S., the EU, and Ukraine in hammering out the real peace deal in order to secure peace and stability in Europe and to stop Russian invasion," Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk underlined at a press conference following a meeting with United States Secretary of State John Kerry.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk has emphasized that the United States is one of the strongest allies of Ukraine: "We truly appreciate your support in our fight for our freedom, for our liberty, and for our independence."

He has stressed that the globe and the world is facing one of the most dramatic periods, when Russian Federation violated an international law, illegally annexed Crimea, and invaded the east of Ukraine."

"What we need we need peace. The Minsk deal that was reached a few months ago is still alive, but we urge Russian Federation to implement and to execute the Minsk deal", Arseniy Yatsenyuk emphasized.

The key precondition is to seal the border, to pull back Russian forces, and to stop the supply of Russian-led terrorists: "This is the best remedy and the best recipe how to stop Russian invasion, and how to de-escalate the situation."

In order in order to reach the peace deal, Ukraine needs to increase its defensive capabilities. Arseniy Yatsenyuk has also stressed that Ukrainian Government is doing its utmost to support humanitarian aid to the east of Ukraine as those who still live in the areas that are under the control of under the temporary control of Russian-led terrorists became hostages of these so-called rebels."

The Prime Minister said that the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine still supplies gas and electricity and repeatedly attempted to send humanitarian aid to these territories.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that the Ukraines Government very much appreciates the support of the U.S. Government in the amount of $16 million, "which will be directly delivered to Donetsk and Luhansk region to support those who are in a very dire condition."

"I want to be very clear on any kinds of further peace talks and peace deals. The first and most important - we need to get peace. But we will never consider anything that undermines territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and its European future," the Prime Minister of Ukraine emphasized.

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine appreciates the support of the US Government in implementing and executing reforms- reforms that are needed and are implemented by the Ukrainian Government, mainly in the justice system, tackling corruption, in closing the tax loopholes, in building a new type of governance in Ukraine: "The technical support and financial support that is provided by the US Government is of crucial importance for us."

"We believe that Ukraine will accomplish its talks with the IMF, and we believe that Ukraine will be successful in implementing all reforms, and this is to be a joint success a joint success of the free world," the Prime Minister stressed.


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