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Preparation for Euro-2012 to be discussed in Odesa

Posted by the Editor on May 21, 2008


News / 21 May 2008 | 17:53

Preparation for Euro-2012 to be discussed in Odesa

Preparation for Euro-2012 to be discussed in Odesa

On June 26 the next sitting of the Coordinating council on preparation and holding of final part of Euro 2012 under the chairmanship of the President of Ukraine will be held in Odesa. Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism, Vladislav Kornienko stated today at a press conference.

According to him, this is an approximate date of the second sitting of the Coordinating council. He informed that the key question of the sitting will be the level of places preparation for quests of the Championship.

Earlier, in March it was decided that the Coordinating council on preparation and holding of final part of Euro 2012 will hold its sittings in every city, where matches are planned to take place.

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Tymoshenko to fulfill President’s order on Black Sea Fleet of RF

Posted by the Editor on May 21, 2008


News / 21 May 2008 | 17:00

Tymoshenko to fulfill President's order on Black Sea Fleet of RF

Tymoshenko to fulfill President’s order on Black Sea Fleet of RF

The government will follow acting international agreements during fulfillment of President’s orders concerning settlement of questions on placement of the Russian Black Sea Fleet on the territory of Ukraine. Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has stated today at a briefing in the Cabinet of Ministers.

“The government will do everything within the framework of the international agreements. We don’t do any step which can put the agreements in a question or can admit their non-fulfillment. If the international agreements are observed, then there are no reasons for worsening (of relations with Russia – ed.),” Tymoshenko said.

The PM has also informed that the government will fulfill the order, formulated in the President’s decree.

“We will do everything in order all procedures, first of all, which must be done on the Black Sea Fleet to be strictly in the system of agreements, and secondly, all these agreements must be fulfilled in time. The government works and works affectively in this direction,” Tymoshenko emphasized.

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Ministers want to meet President tête-a-tête

Posted by the Editor on May 21, 2008


News / 21 May 2008 | 16:22

Ministers want to meet President tête-a-tête

Ministers want to meet President tête-a-tête

Members of the Cabinet of Ministers ask President Yushchenko about tête-a-tête meeting in order to discuss the work of the government. Minister of Transport and Communications, Yosyp Vinskyi informed.

According to him, at today’s sitting of the Cabinet the letter to the President was signed, where Ministers ask to hold this meeting as soon as possible.

According to the Minister of the Interior, Yuriy Lutsenko, who also signed this letter, “in our opinion the President doesn’t have all information about the government’s activity, often it is distorted”.

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Yushchenko didn’t plan to meet with Tymoshenko

Posted by the Editor on May 21, 2008


News / 21 May 2008 | 16:01

Yushchenko didn't plan to meet with Tymoshenko

Yushchenko didn’t plan to meet with Tymoshenko

There is no meeting with Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko and leaders of the parliamentary coalition in the schedule of the President of Ukraine. Larysa Mudrak, head of the President’s Secretariat press service, informed.

“I can’t confirm the information that such meeting will take place. At the moment the meeting on preparation for the energy summit is being held and there is no meeting with leaders of the coalition in the President’s schedule,” she said.

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Meeting of Yushchenko and Tymoshenko is canceled

Posted by the Editor on May 21, 2008


News / 21 May 2008 | 15:44

Meeting of Yushchenko and Tymoshenko is canceled

Meeting of Yushchenko and Tymoshenko is canceled

The meeting, which was planned to be held today in the President’s Secretariat with the participation of Head of the State Viktor Yushchenko, Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko and factions’ leaders, is canceled. Yulia Tymoshenko has stated at a briefing on Wednesday in the Cabinet of Ministers.

At the same time she has noted that she plans to address the President with a request to hold such meeting.

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BYuT is ready to change candidacy of Portnov

Posted by the Editor on May 21, 2008


News / 21 May 2008 | 15:18

BYuT is ready to change candidacy of Portnov

BYuT is ready to change candidacy of Portnov

The Council of the coalition will consider the proposition of President’s Secretariat head, Viktor Baloha on necessity to change the candidacy for the position of the State Property Fund head. Leader of the BYuT faction, Ivan Kyrylenko stated in an interview with parliamentary journalists.

“There is Portnov himself, his proposition has been introduced and we will listen to him. Everything is transparent in this case,” he said. The People’s deputy considers it is possible to change the candidacy of Portnov. “We will take the decision. I don’t see a big problem concerning this,” Kyrylenko added.

At the same time BYuT still doesn’t consider other candidacy for the position of the State Property Fund head. “But we will take into account propositions of our partners,” Kyrylenko promised.

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Yosyp Vinskyi: Ukrainian aviation must be private

Posted by the Editor on May 21, 2008


News / 21 May 2008 | 14:53

Ukrainian aviation must be private

Yosyp Vinskyi: Ukrainian aviation must be private

Ukrainian aviation must be private, and the country’s five or six air companies should be sold to private structures. “It will be more effective and profitable to the state, as well as more useful to passengers,” Ukraine’s Transport and Communications Minister Yosyp Vinskyi said in Odesa on Tuesday. Cabinet’s press service reports.

The Ministry will insist on reinforcement of private structures at airports.

“Only the flight control center and runways should remain state-controlled, when infrastructure and other stuff should be maintained by investors,” the Minister said.

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Yushchenko want to withdraw Russian Fleet legally

Posted by the Editor on May 21, 2008


News / 21 May 2008 | 14:15

Yushchenko want to withdraw Russian Fleet legally

Yushchenko want to withdraw Russian Fleet legally

The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine charged the Cabinet of Ministers within two months to fulfill a comprehensive audit of the consequences of the temporary placement of the Russian Black Sea Fleet in Ukraine.

It is stated in the NSDC decision of May 16 “On measures to ensure development of Ukraine as a maritime State”. The text of the document is placed on the President’s official website.

“To prepare within two months and in the established order to ensure introduction of the draft bill on the international agreements suspension from 2017 on temporary placement of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation on the territory of Ukraine,” the decision says.

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