Ukrainian Politics

 Poroshenko names four reform priorities in Ukraine

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has named four priorities in reforming the country.

He said in an interview to Ukrainian journalists, Censor.NET reports citing 112 Ukraine TV channel.

"Decentralization is the first priority. The second one is judicial reform. The third item is stripping of parliamentary immunity. The fourth one is stripping of judicial immunity. We have already reduced judicial immunity and introduced it into judicial reform. Three relevant bills have been submitted to the Verkhovna Rada," Poroshenko said.

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"One should not rely on TV or Facebook to make sure that there is a demand for decentralization, but ask the people whether they are interested in the authorities being closer to them or not, interested in the decisions being made by their community rather than by permission from Kyiv authorities; whether they have started to fill better after receiving additional 40 percent of the funds, has it become better after they started taking decisions on construction of roads, houses, or other implementation of these funds?" he said.

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Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n370772