Fast movement in the fight against corruption in Ukraine – the Minister of foreign Affairs of Denmark

The Ukrainian situation ahead of the elections, 2019 is complex. This opinion was expressed by foreign Minister of Denmark Anders Samuelsen during a speech at the Ukrainian lunch at the Munich conference on security, UNIAN reports.

In his opinion, the main issue for Ukraine is the fight against corruption. “I believe that now is a very difficult situation, because you have elections approaching in 2019. We have to be critics. We must have critical dialogue. And it is important that we are not going to retreat because we feel that it works for the Russian narrative” – said the Danish diplomat.

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Samuelsen, declined directly to assess, Ukraine is now moving forwards or backwards in the fight against corruption, but gave to understand that the dynamics there, but it should be the best. “I’m not going to answer that, because I believe that it is possible to keep the momentum. But I have to be honest, there is no quick movement. That’s a lie, so to speak,” – said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Denmark.

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At the same time the diplomat said that international partners stand ready to help Ukraine in this issue, although the path of reform certainly complicated on the eve of elections. “Of course, we are faced with internal strife, we are faced with pressure from Russia, we are faced with all the obstacles, but it does not allow me to conclude that there is no perspective. No, the term exists. We’re talking about glass, not half full. It is filled halfway. And we have to push to get even better results”, – said Samuelsen.




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