The ambassadors of the countries «Big seven» confirmed commitment to support Ukraine in its reform efforts and encourage the government, the presidential Administration and the Verkhovna Rada to work together.
This is stated in the statement of the extraordinary and Plenipotentiary ambassadors of the group of seven in Ukraine (great Britain, Italy, Canada, Germany, USA, France, Japan), the text of which was passed to UNIAN by the Department of information and communication of the Secretariat of the Cabinet.
In particular, according to the statement, the ambassadors of G-7 expressed «full commitment to support Ukraine in its reform efforts and will continue to work together for the benefit of the Ukrainian people».
«The ambassadors of the group of seven expressed a commitment to support a strong, unified, accountable and results-oriented reform government. Call on political institutions of Ukraine – the government, the presidential Administration and the (Supreme) Rada – to work together,» the statement said.
In addition, the ambassadors of the countries «Big seven» welcomes the announced Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine «Basic aims and principles of public policy».
«The ambassadors of G-7 welcomed the proclamation by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine «Basic goals and principles of public policy» 11 February 2016, particularly in respect of zero tolerance to political interference and corruption. At the same time we are convinced that much could be done to implement these principles. Words must be translated into actions», — reads the statement.
Recall, February 4, at an extraordinary meeting of the Ukrainian government Ministers earlier submitted their resignation, announced the readiness to withdraw their applications. He changed his mind 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.
However, Ministers put forward a number of conditions under which they are willing to continue their work in government.
In this case, who resigned on 3 February, the head of the Ministry of economic development and trade of Ukraine aivaras abromavicius has decided not to withdraw his application.
Immediately after the meeting with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and Parliament speaker Volodymyr Groisman with ambassadors of the countries «Big seven» (G7), during which they discussed the fate of reforms in the country, held an emergency Cabinet meeting.
On 8 February, the leader of the faction «Block of Petro Poroshenko» Yuriy Lutsenko acknowledged the crisis within the parliamentary coalition and said that the Prime Minister does not have the support of the coalition for decision making in the Verkhovna Rada.
February 10, the key creditor of Ukraine international monetary Fund has warned that it may cease cooperation because of the political crisis and corruption in Ukraine.
February 11, began collecting signatures for a resolution of no confidence in the government.
The report of the Cabinet of Ministers in the Verkhovna Rada is scheduled for February 16.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that he sees no need for early parliamentary elections, which can only lead to economic collapse.
The ambassadors of the G7 expressed support for the reform efforts of Ukraine and urge the authorities to act together 13.02.2016