There will be established a post of Deputy
Minister for European integration in each ministry, which will be taken by a
specialist from the European Union whose responsibility is to assist to implement
the Agreement with the EU. The Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk informed
during the session of the Government on Tuesday, May 27.
We have set up a supporting group in
synergy with our European partners. Each ministry will have a specialist from
the European Union who will deal with rendering assistance to Ukraine in the
direction of implementation of the Agreement between Ukraine and the EU, helping
us to approach the European Union and European standards,” the Head of
He informed a dedicated post of Deputy
Minister for European Integration Affairs was to be established in each
“The focal point will be at the
Cabinet of Ministers, this issue will be supervised by Deputy Minister of the
Cabinet of Ministers for European integration,” the Prime Minister added.
“Each reform crucial for the country
and corresponding with the European standard will be implemented by the ministries
and it is the topmost task,” Arseniy Yatsenyuk noted.
Moreover, the Head of Government
informed that the Governmental session would deal with considering the state budget
for 2015 and execution of the current state budget.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk stressed, that under
the present conditions standard economic development approaches in the country appeared
non-efficient. According to him, this topic was raised during a broad meeting on
May 26 dedicated to considering 2015 budget issues.
He continued standard bureaucratic
approaches, having been applied in Ukraine throughout 23 years in the direction
of modernization of Ukraine’s economy, “went as far as there isn’t economy left”.
The Head of Government informed he
had set relevant tasks to the Ministry of Economic Development and profile
ministries. He added the situation with proper funding is “complicated, but
under control”. Arseniy Yatsenyuk explained a decision had been taken in
synergy with the Finance Ministry to provide payments along unprotected articles
of state and local budgets.
According to Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the sum
of UAH 2.5 billion will be distributed among local budgets: “Throughout recent
three months the situation has been extremely difficult and still remains difficult
nowadays, but we have found certain resource provided by our international
The Head of Government appealed to
the heads of regional state administrations and heads of regional centers who
participate in teleconferences during Governmental sessions: “I am aware you have
accumulated a pile of transfer orders, so we have approved a decision to help
to the local communities”.
Moreover, the PM informed that the
State Fiscal Service of Ukraine had been set up and on June 2 it should report
on its activity. According to him, the mentioned report should contain, in particular,
“combating tax holes, corruption on customs, the directions of work between tax
service bodies and business structures, with regards to coordination of our
positions and transparency of the taken decisions”.
“Aftermath we will take relevant
decisions, including the cadre ones,” Arseniy Yatsenyuk summed up.