The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that Ukraine has done enough to get prospects for EU membership, otherwise all would be just rude". As reported RIA Novosti, the head of state said this at the annual meeting of Yalta European strategy" in Kiev.
Poroshenko stressed that "the Ukrainians have passed one of the toughest exams in their lives, to become members of the European Union". "Never, Ukraine has not had this level of support in the world and in Europe, and it would be simply rude not to provide us with a membership perspective," he said.
According to Poroshenko, the main provisions of the Association agreement with the EU are fighting corruption, creating a favorable investment climate and the rule of law. In this regard, he promised that these issues will become "the main priority immediately after the parliamentary election in Ukraine, October 26, 2014.
The Association agreement and free trade area with the European Union at the end of 2013 was planned to be signed by the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych. However, on the eve of the summit, on which the document was supposed to approve, the Ukrainian government announced the suspension of European integration, explaining that this agreement is not beneficial for the country's economy. Disclaimer of Association has called on Ukraine mass protests that ended with the overthrow of President Yanukovych and the change of the government in February of this year.
In March, Kiev signed a political part of the Association agreement with the EU, and the economic part was signed in late June. For the Treaty to enter into force it must be ratified by the national parliaments of the member countries of the EU, the European Parliament and the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
In March, the European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said that Ukraine is too early to become a member of the EU, and Brussels is not yet ready to take her into the community. He explained that for membership requires the consent of the member countries of the EU, which in the case of Ukraine no.
Killed near Kiev and riot police employees civil service protection were shot dead in a departmental vehicle, he told the national police of Ukraine. At the car, fire was opened when she drove up to the house where presumably there had to be a robbery. Who fired first is not yet established.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has urged to punish the perpetrators in a firefight between security forces during a police RAID in the Kiev region. Previously a member of the Board of the Ministry of internal Affairs Anton Gerashchenko reported about the five dead in the incident. According to journalists, died in the hospital of the sixth COP.
Version of the gunfight between security forces during a police RAID in the Kyiv region, outlined by the member of the Board of the interior Ministry Anton Gerashchenko, an absurd, said Verkhovna Rada Deputy Vitaliy kupriy. The MP believes that the story of the death of five security officials there are very many inconsistencies.
The Russian boxer Eduard Troyanovsky received injuries battle with an African Julius, Indongo. "We went to the hospital after the fight, it was revealed that there are no pathologies, no flaws. No not a concussion, all right. Now I want to take a break from everything and then to think about how to go further," said Troyanovsky.
The European broadcasting Union, the organizer of "Eurovision", denied information about a possible transfer of music contest from Kiev to Moscow. No such plans, said the Deutsche Welle EBU.
The presidential candidate of the far-right Austrian freedom party Norbert Hofer conceded defeat in the elections of the President, which took place on 4 December. He had received 39.6 percent of the vote, his opponent former green Party leader Alexander van der Bellen — 60.4 per cent.