Contents tagged with Poroshenko

  • Polish-Ukrainian talks: sides agree to scrap Moratorium on Exhumation of victims of armed conflicts

    At the recent talks in Krakow (Poland) that highlighted the crisis in the Polish-Ukrainian relations, the sides agreed to lift a moratorium for search-exhumation works and subsequent restoration, as indicated in a statement published on the website of the President of Ukraine.

    The negotiating sides agreed to hold an intergovernmental meeting with the Vice Prime Ministers to discuss in detail the lifting of the moratorium.

    In addition, the parties agreed to continue the work of a Ukrainian- …

  • Representatives of Ukrainian and Polish presidents to meet next week in an attempt to resolve tensions between the countries

    Next week there will be an emergency meeting of the consultation committee of the Ukrainian and Polish presidents on the level of foreign policy advisors, Poroshenko’s press service reported.

    On Saturday, Poroshenko spoke to Polish President Andrzej Duda on the phone on the occasion of Poland’s Independence Day.

    The consultation committee is an advisory body intended to facilitate the implementation of agreements between the heads of the two states which are aimed at enhancing friendly …

  • Poroshenko: everyone will speak Ukrainian in the country

    President Petro Poroshenko said that the reform of secondary education will lead to every Ukrainian being able to speak the Ukrainian language, during a speech at a forum of local communities, 112 Ukraine writes.

    "We have adopted new and ambitious reforms of the educational system, which is doing very important work. It not only makes the education process modern, interactive, and flexible, but there is one more important thing - we are returning the use of the Ukrainian language to Ukrainians …

  • Poroshenko speaks out against the severance of diplomatic ties with Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has spoken out against the severance of diplomatic ties with Russia.

    Ivan Vinnyk, an MP from the Petro Poroshenko Bloc (PPB), announced this on Wednesday evening during a broadcast of television channel Pryamoy, which aired after a PPB faction meeting attended by Poroshenko.

    "The President does not support the idea of ​​severing diplomatic relations with the Russian Federation. The idea that I proposed to the Committee remains on the Committee's …

  • Poroshenko summons emergency Council of Presidents of Ukraine and Poland because of tensions between the countries

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko decided to initiate a meeting of the Consultative Committee of the Presidents of Ukraine and Poland in order to avoid the escalation of the conflict between the countries.

    As the press secretary of the President Svyatoslav Tsegolko said, statements have been made on both sides that have caused concern.

    “To strengthen the strategic partnership between Ukraine and the Republic of Poland, and to avoid further escalation of tension, realizing the need to …

  • Polish President Duda urges Poroshenko not to appoint officials with anti-Polish views

    Polish President Andrzej Duda called on the leadership of Ukraine not to appoint people to important posts who proclaim anti-Polish views, according to Polskie Radio.

    “I expect from President Petro Poroshenko and his staff, from Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, that people who openly proclaim nationalistic and anti-Polish views will not occupy important positions in Ukrainian politics,” Duda said.

    What exactly he meant by “anti-Polish views” and who should not be appointed, Duda did not …

  • International investigation reveals that Ukrainian President set up an offshore company to avoid taxes and not to facilitate the sale of his chocolate business

    The purpose of creating an offshore corporation for Roshen, a confectionary business owned by President Petro Poroshenko, could be to minimize taxes rather than transferring the business into a blind trust for further sale, as indicated in an investigative report conducted by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP), an independent investigative journalism community, and the Slidstvo-info investigative journalism outlet, reported Hromadske TV.

    According to the investigation, …

  • Poroshenko and Tillerson discussed peacekeeping mission in the Donbas

     Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s and United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson conducted a telephone conversation, as reported on the web site of the Ukrainian President.

    "Both sides expressed satisfaction with the implementation of the agreements reached between the presidents of Ukraine and the US during their meeting in New York. Poroshenko thanked Tillerson for Ukraine's support during the ongoing Russian aggression," the report says.

    The interlocutors coordinated further …

  • Draft bill on impeachment of the President submitted to Ukrainian Parliament

    The bill No. 7248 "On the President of Ukraine and the procedure for terminating his powers" was registered on the website of the Verkhovna Rada. Its author is a non-factional MP Yuri Derevyanko.

    At the moment, there isno text of the bill itself and no explanatory documents for it.

    According to the press service of Derevyanko, the purpose of the document is to eliminate gaps in the current legislation regarding the activities of the President.

    According to the Constitution, there are 4 …

  • Poroshenko called on the leaders of the Gulf States to stand up for the rights of Crimean Tatars

    During his visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, President Petro Poroshenko met with the Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, as indicated on the administration’s website.

    According to the report, the both leaders discussed plans for the development of cooperation between Ukraine and the Arab Peninsula states.

    During the meeting, Poroshenko introduced Mustafa Dzhemilev, a former Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, leader of …