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President requires increasing the efficiency of the public prosecution

28.11.2014 17:36
The President of Ukraine requires increasing the efficiency of the public prosecution in the fight against corruption, investigation of resonant criminal cases and crimes against Maidan activists. It was stated by him at the meeting with representatives of the public prosecution on the occasion of the Day of Prosecutor. Petro Poroshenko congratulated the participants of the meeting on their professional holiday. At the same time, the President emphasized that he and the public were not satisfied with the actions of the public prosecution. "The society has a lot of complaints regarding the activity of the Prosecutor General's Office and local public prosecutor's offices. People are also discontented with the slow pace of your structure's reformation," the President stressed.

President's address to the new Verkhovna Rada: From the Revolution of Dignity to the Country of Dignity

27.11.2014 15:33
President Petro Poroshenko took part in the opening of the first session of the newly elected Verkhovna Rada of the VIII convocation. The Head of State addressed the Parliament with a message "On the internal and external situation of Ukraine". According to the President, Ukraine has received a unique chance "given by the responsible Ukrainian people to our state after electing the pro-European constitutional majority to the Ukrainian Parliament for the first time". "Our task can be explained with a simple formula: to avert the threat and use the chance," Petro Poroshenko said.

Current events

28.11 10:42President awarded the Orders of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred to three foreigners fallen in the course of the Revolution of DignityThe President awarded the Orders of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred to three foreigners – citizen of Belarus Mikhail Zhyznevskyi and citizens of Georgia Zurab Khurtsia and David Kipiani – fallen in the course of the Revolution of Dignity. Respective document has been signed by Petro Poroshenko at the meeting with parents of Mikhail Zhyznevskyi. The President has given them the award of their son and expressed gratitude to their family for having raised the hero, the memory of whom will always remain in the hearts of Ukrainians. "You son is a true hero. He has given the most valuable – his life. He has sacrificed it not only for the freedom of Ukraine, but also for the democracy and freedom in Europe and the entire world," the President noted.

26.11 18:34President of Ukraine expressed gratitude to Sweden for the ratification of the Association AgreementPresident of Ukraine has held a meeting with Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden Margot Wallstrom. The Head of State is grateful to the people of Sweden for the support and solidarity with Ukrainians. He called the visit of Mrs. Wallstrom "very symbolic", as the Swedish Parliament had ratified the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU that day. "This event demonstrates solidarity and support from Sweden, which is a traditional defense lawyer of Ukraine in the European Union. Your country has been doing a lot to enhance and accelerate the European integration of Ukraine," the President emphasized.

26.11 13:03President: Only powerful, professional and patriotic army can stop the Donbas tragedyThe President of Ukraine has held a meeting with NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe, Commander of the U.S. Europe Command General Philip Breedlove. "Your visit to Ukraine is a landmark event, which clearly demonstrates that the U.S. and NATO are with us in this arduous period," the President said. The Head of State expressed gratefulness to General Breedlove for the U.S. support and assistance to Ukraine.

Administration

26.11 14:46Commissioner of the President calls on the central authorities to intensify interaction with liberated areas of the DonbasCommissioner of the President for the Peaceful Settlement of the Situation in Donetsk and Luhansk regions Iryna Gerashchenko calls on the ministers, newly elected MPs and representatives of other central authorities to intensify their work with the local government of the liberated areas in the Donbas. She believes it is essential to have closer contacts with people living in the territories controlled by the Ukrainian government and explain the position of Kyiv to them. "It will not only facilitate dialogue, but also help solve the key problem – the return of the rule of law to these territories," I. Gerashchenko emphasized.

26.11 12:00Valeriy Chaly: Ukrainian authorities are ready for constructive cooperation with the EU Advisory Mission for Civilian Security Sector ReformDeputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine Valeriy Chaly has held a meeting with Head of the EU Advisory Mission for Civilian Security Sector Reform Kalman Mizsei. The interlocutors have discussed the key priorities of interaction and further coordination of actions on the eve of the Mission's beginning on December 1, 2014.

11.11 17:00Hennadiy Zubko: The entire Ukraine helps restore the liberated territories of the DonbasThe entire Ukraine is involved in restoring the infrastructure of the liberated territories of Luhansk region, as stated by First Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine Hennadiy Zubko. "Under the instruction of the President and pursuant to the NSDC decision, we have begun providing concrete assistance to the affected territories from each region of the country. The assistance includes the restoration of infrastructure and the provision of humanitarian cargoes. Residents of liberated regions are not left alone with their problems. The entire Ukraine takes part in providing the assistance," the Firs Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration emphasized.

President's wife

21.11 17:49Maryna Poroshenko and Jill Biden visited military hospitalPresident's wife Maryna Poroshenko had a meeting with wife of the U.S. Vice President Jill Biden who accompanies her husband in the course of his working visit to Ukraine. Maryna Poroshenko and Dr. Jill Biden visited the Main Military Clinical Hospital and had a conversation with the wounded Ukrainian servicemen and their families.

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