Four Ministers withdrew their resignation letters. In Addition Abromavicius. Yatsenyuk: come together, together and go

At an extraordinary government meeting on Thursday, 4 February, Ministers, earlier submitted their resignation, announced the readiness to withdraw their applications.

So, decided to resign, the Minister of agrarian policy and food Oleksiy Pavlenko, the Minister of information policy of Ukraine Yuriy stets, Minister of health of Ukraine Oleksandr Kvitashvili and Minister of infrastructure Andriy Pivovarsky.

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However, Ministers put forward a number of conditions under which they are willing to continue their work in government.

«First, I am against destructive pressures on the reform process, both by factions and individual deputies. Second – I will insist on the completion of all the started processes in the sphere of deregulation, the reform of food security, land reform, transparent privatization, upgrade personnel potential and further against Russian economic aggression, resulting in the embargo and the continuation of our successful European integration», — said the Minister Pavlenko.

In turn, the Minister of infrastructure Pivovarsky added that to the previous principles, which were expressed by his colleagues, he would like to add the need to comply with two conditions: first, fair wages for government employees, the second — a transition to new transparent conditions for public procurement contracts, which must be supported by law.

The head of the Ministry of information policy of Ukraine Yuriy stets during his speech, in which he requested withdrawal of his resignation, also called its terms. So, he insisted on maximum publicity of the authorities, «stressing that all public authorities should conduct their meetings in public, live. Monthly, the representatives of all authorities, including those who sit here, have to report on his authority».

Stets also requires that «all telephone conversations and personal meetings with representatives of political forces, deputies and representatives of business structures were recorded in a separate journal and at first request, the media provided (this information – ed.) in public view».

Chapter Medinformatyka also urged officials in the case of the facts of pressure from business entities or political forces, representatives of the Cabinet of Ministers for the purpose of lobbying, personnel issues or private business interests, as well as in the case of interference in the work of the organs of state power, immediately inform the Ukrainian and foreign media.

In turn, the Minister of health of Ukraine Oleksandr Kvitashvili during his speech said he was willing to «fight for the future of this country» and noted that during his year of leadership of the Ministry of health of Ukraine «does not allow to steal due to the transfer of procurement to international organizations millions of hryvnias».

«I don’t want to quit, I want Ukraine lived as a normal, civilized European country, not to steal, not making people’s health. And I subscribe to the principles that have already been announced (members of the Cabinet – if) and will be announced», — he stressed and called on the coalition to finally pass the bills on health care, which are 7 months in Parliament without consideration.

The Minister of Finance Natalie Jaresko has put forward a number of requirements of the government in reforming the country, including to the legislature.

«We came from a year ago to build the country together… But feel the resistance and opposition. This can not be. This is not normal. We are ready to continue to work, but we need real support for the coalition: the unconditional support of the reform program, a cooperation program with the IMF, including the need to urgently enact laws that will ensure transparent privatization; no political interference in the change of leadership TOP 60 state-owned enterprises on the basis of an independent nominating Committee, the depoliticization of the State fiscal service… I urge the politicians to keep the state away from political interests and work together to fight for our future,» she said during an extraordinary meeting of the Cabinet.

However, who resigned on 3 February the head of MEDT of Ukraine aivaras abromavicius at the meeting of the Cabinet was absent.

However, after an extraordinary meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers press service of the Ministry of economic development and trade of Ukraine reported that Abromavicius will not withdraw his resignation.

«He will not participate, said the press service.

Reportedly, Abromavicius on Thursday met with the Ministers and the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk , and discussed issues related to his resignation, but his decision has not changed.

Abromavicius himself later confirmed his intention to resign.

«My decision does not change, the statement is not withdrawn. Everything is very well thought of and signed the last document,» he wrote in his Twitter.

Yatseniuk: the Cabinet of Ministers requires the adoption coalition a clear step by step action plan for at least 12 months

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine insists on the adoption by the parliamentary coalition and the promulgation of a clear plan with a minimum term of a year, said Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk.

«We have made the following decision: to work together as a team and the decision to prepare and disclose a clear, step-by-step plan of action for the next at least 12 months», — said Yatsenyuk, opening an emergency meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on Thursday 4 February.

The Prime Minister stressed that the action plan should provide that the Parliament appointed the Minister bears full responsibility for our industry, and the Ministry which he heads.

«And no statesman or politician has no right to interfere in the activities of this Minister and the government to intervene because of their own business interests or political blackmail to influence the decision of any Minister or public companies», — said Yatsenyuk.

Speaking about the current Cabinet, Yatsenyuk said about the readiness of Ministers to continue working as a unified team, «We came together, worked together, and if our mission will be finished, a — leave together».

We will remind, on January 29, 2016, the head of Ministry of agrarian policy Alex Pavlenko wrote a resignation in connection with the decision of the faction «Samopomich» on withdrawal from the Cabinet of Ministers, where Pavlenko was appointed under the quota of this faction.

Minister of infrastructure Andriy Pivovarsky has said about the decision to retire in December 2015. In December a letter of resignation and wrote to the Minister of information policy Yuriy stets.

Minister of healthcare Alexander Kvitashvili resigned in July 2015. But Parliament his resignation was not supported.

As reported, today, February 4, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and Parliament speaker Volodymyr Groysman held a meeting with ambassadors of the countries «Big seven» (G7) and assured them that they would make joint efforts for reforms in the country. Note that during the meeting they also discussed the situation with the resignation of the Minister of economic development and trade of Aivaras Abromavicius.

Abromavicius announced his decision to resign on 3 February. One of the main reasons he called the pressure and corrupt practices by the people’s Deputy from «Blok Petro Poroshenko» Igor Kononenko, whom the media also referred to as «financial guarantor» of the President of Ukraine.

Abromavicius deputies also resigned.

Kononenko called emotional decision Abromavicius and considers it an attempt to absolve themselves of responsibility for failures in the work of the Ministry.

In the National anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine opened criminal proceedings on application by the Minister of economic development.

Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk promised to protect the members of the Cabinet from the pressure, but noted that «resignation is to escape from the battlefield».

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with Abromavicius and stated that he should remain at his post. The Minister took time for reflection.

Ambassadors of European countries, USA, Canada and other countries also opposed the resignation of Abromavicius.

We will note that Igor Kononenko stated that removes from itself powers of the first Deputy Chairman of the faction «Block of Petro Poroshenko» against Abromavichus during the investigation. Kononenko also declared his readiness to lay down the mandate of people’s Deputy according to the decision of the faction, however, according to the leader of the faction Yuriy Lutsenko, the faction «BPP» has not supported the initiative about resignation of the mandate of the people’s Deputy Igor Kononenko. «If the NEB will establish the facts of corruption in action Kononenko, fraction definitely will go further in its decisions,» — said Lutsenko.

Four Ministers withdrew their resignation letters. In Addition Abromavicius. Yatsenyuk: come together, together and go 05.02.2016

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