In Kiev continues the scandal caused by the statement made by the Minister Abromavicius resignation. Most worried Western partners of Ukraine. The presence of some Ministers in the Ukrainian government as a guarantee of performance by Kiev international obligations. In addition, the demarche of the deputies of the reformers, the West perceives as a diplomatic failure of the project in Ukraine.
The scandals surrounding the possible reshuffle in the Ukrainian government do not cease. Ministers can not decide, they leave the team of Yatsenyuk or not that embarrasses Petro Poroshenko is making the West very nervous.
“A possible resignation of the members of the government, and especially foreigners, people regard almost as a personal defeat”
All for one
The Ukrainian government will not tolerate, if the Verkhovna Rada will be replaced by at least one Minister, said on Friday Arseniy Yatsenyuk. “We clearly stated the following: we all come from one team, and we will continue to work as one team, and if it is decided that this should be changed, we will leave all together. But we will fight to the last, he said, speaking to the deputies. – We have the following principle: one for all and all for one”, – he added, reports TASS.
Thus Yatsenyuk reacted to the decision of four members of the government, which previously stated desire to retire after Abromavicius. It is the Ministers of agriculture, information policy, healthcare, and infrastructure Alexey Pavlenko, Yuriy stets, Oleksandr Kvitashvili, and Andrew brewer. At an extraordinary meeting of the government on Thursday they announced that they withdrew their resignation.
As reported by Ukrainian media, the same decision expected Abromavicius. However, do not wait: he began to impose conditions of its preservation in the post. “He said he could return if things changed dramatically. For example, to release (from office) the Prosecutor General Viktor Shokina. We were surprised. What does Shokin? He goes on to say: why would the Prime Minister not to resign? We asked: then who’s the Prime Minister? He says maybe Natalia Jaresko. She’s in shock, others laughing. Further, he offered to release the head of the service of Roman Nasirov”, – said the interlocutor of the Ukrainian newspaper “Today”. Abromavicius also talked about Igor Kononenko, who could lay down his parliamentary mandate.
Just a day before that, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko was justified in front of the West for the actions of the government. At a meeting with ambassadors of the G7 and the EU Poroshenko acknowledged that the government required an “immediate reboot”. The Ministers-reformers and their team must remain in the government, he said. Poroshenko also stressed that “determined to continue reforms expected by the government of the Ukrainian society”.
Confusion in the ranks of the government and the opposition uses. Uncoordinated actions of the deputies gave her another reason to talk about the insolvency of the Cabinet Yatsenyuk. “In government there’s some political clowning: they go into retirement, we remain, we blame each other. All this has nothing to do with what people really want. A government that operates in this mode, is a brake for the country, cast her back,” said Friday the Chairman of the faction of the Opposition bloc Yuriy Boyko, reports TASS.
“What would power itself nor told, the real results are very negative. That is why our position is unchanged: the government is in full force headed by the Prime Minister should be dismissed. The Cabinet of Yatsenyuk is a disaster for the country,” stated Boyko.
It was joined by the leader of the Radical party Oleg Lyashko is also an ardent hater of Yatsenyuk. “This government which led the people of Ukraine to impoverishment, should immediately resign”, he said. And the leader of the faction “Samopomich” Oleg Berezyuk and all threatened to leave the coalition if not the new government is formed.