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Yanukovych ready to meet with tax code protesters

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Nov. 22, 2010 17:19
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Viktor Yanukovych says he will meet with the protesters this week.
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Brussels, Nov. 22 (Interfax-Ukraine) – Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych has said he will meet with the initiators of the movement against the Tax Code this week.
"I will listen to them and I will hear them. Of course, I will meet with activists of the public organizations which have initiated this process and this movement. I think substantive talks will be held this week," Yanukovych said at a joint news conference with the European Council and European Commission presidents after the EU-Ukraine summit in Brussels on Monday.

Massive protests against the new Tax Code have continued in Ukraine for more than a week. The organizers claimed the new Tax Code infringes on the rights of small and medium businesses.

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