Ukraine enters the period of «serious political crisis». The Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman said this today, February 4, at a briefing, commenting at the request of the journalists the statement made yesterday by the Minister of economic development and trade of Aivaras Abromavicius the resignation, UNIAN reports.
Groisman noted that the National anti-corruption Bureau should «absolutely clear publicly and quickly to give the answer, and if proved at least some of the allegations made in the address Kononenko (people’s Deputy from the faction «BPP» Igor Kononenko. – Ed.) you’ll need to bear responsibility».
According Groisman, «it is a challenge for anti-Corruption Bureau».
«It is clear to everyone that we are a serious political crisis. And I believe that this crisis must allow representatives of political parties together with the President,»- said Groisman.
According to him, everything must be done in order to «stabilize the situation».
Groysman stressed the necessity of update of the coalition agreement «as a clear plan of action, and not the formal»document.
He added that this document should provide a clear understanding of how the economy will develop, what will be the rate of the national currency, as the Central election Commission will be formed and will be formed as the judicial system.
«For this, for these tasks we need to update the government, because we have all why-that focuses on families. And I don’t care about the names, and importantly, who will be able to solve the problem, which now expects the country».
Groisman said that he would hold consultations with all political forces, to find «the right plan out of this situation, where we are today». «We need to put an end to these feuds, to give an opportunity to those who want to reform, do quality work and produce results for the society», — said Chairman of BP.
Recall that on 3 February the Minister of economic development and trade Abromavicius said about the decision to resign. 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.
Have resigned and the Vice Abromavicius.
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 has 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 the time to think.
Ambassadors of European countries, USA and Canada and other countries also opposed the resignation of Abromavicius.
Recall that in late 2015 after a year and a half to work in the civil service have resigned: from the post of first Deputy Minister of infrastructure left , Vladimir his arm, and from the post of first Deputy head of the national Bank of Ukraine Alexander Pisaruk, and in January – the first Deputy head of the Ministry of economic development Ruslan Korzh. To all coming to the civil service worked in the business.
We will remind also that on September 18, 2015 the Verkhovna Rada did not support the resignation of the healthcare Minister Alexander Kvitashvili.
In December, the resignation of the Minister of infrastructure Andriy Pivovarsky. In January 2016 to leave the Cabinet decided and the Minister of agrarian policy and food Alex Pavlenko.
The parliamentary coalition is discussing changing the composition of the Cabinet.
Groysman said that Ukraine enters the period of «serious political crisis» 04.02.2016