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Mass media: President pushes for Ukraine's European choice

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Oct. 17, 2011 19:09
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Viktor Yanukovych has confirmed that the country's European integration is a constant priority of state policy.
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Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has confirmed that the country's European integration is a constant priority of state policy.
He stressed this during an interview with foreign mass media – Bloomberg, Corriere della Sera, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, The Times, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal, the presidential press service reported.

"The European choice is the choice of the Ukrainian people," he said. "Ukraine's integration into the European Union has been continuing for many years. Much has been done to come closer to this goal, because for us this issue is very important," he said.

Among the questions brought up during the interview were Ukraine's legal procedure legislation reform, the case of Yulia Tymoshenko, and cooperation with Russia, cooperation with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
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