in the country require amendments to the Constitution. This
primarily refers to the most critical state reform - decentralization. Vice
Prime Minister - Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities
of Ukraine Hennadii Zubko stated
this at a press conference held on Thursday in Kyiv.
to the Constitution of Ukraine can guarantee successful implementation of the
Venice Commission has previously given a favorable assessment of a draft
am hopeful that this fact makes the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine decide and support amendments that will
fundamentally change the country for the better," Hennadii
According to him,
within a new Constitution President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko
proposes to give the maximum authority to local government that will enable
them to pursue a most-independent-of-Kyiv policy.
in the adoption of amendments to the Constitution puts in jeopardy further
implementation of reforms," Hennadii Zubko underlined.
He has also noted
that the state of implementation of reforms, according to international
experts, NGOs, the project office of reforms at the National Reform Council, makes
up 46% out of the planned in 2015.