Yatseniuk to introduce his oppositional government by end March

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March 18, 2010, 12:52 p.m. | Politics — by Ukrainian News

Yatseniuk says the list of its members has been already compiled, corresponding negotiations held, and not only memebers of parliament will enter it.

Member of Parliament and a former presidential candidate Arseni Yatseniuk is going to introduce his oppositional government after March 26, he said on Inter TV channel when appearing in Big-Time Politics With Yevgeniy Kiselyov TV project. "The government will be introduced in two weeks," the lawmaker said.

Yatseniuk says the list of its members has been already compiled, corresponding negotiations held, and not only MPs will enter it.

"A part of the government will be members of parliament and part will be new faces," he said.

The legislator thinks that the oppositional forces' activity should not be viewed from the legal perspective and be guided only by the law norm allowing only one opposition.

"Leave the legal plane, which will be changed, we are speaking about political activity," Yatseniuk emphasized.

The MP admitted, more political forces may announce that they are in opposition and nothing hampers their formation of oppositional governments.

In Yatseniuk's opinion, efficiency of such governments' and political forces' activity will determine their support by the population, not populist slogans.

A well-informed source told the Ukrainian News agency, that the oppositional government of Yatseniuk will be named the Government Of Country's Modernization and will be formed of 27 members.

He also said that the introduction of the oppositional government will take place early next plenary week of the Verkhovna Rada, which is scheduled for March 30 - April 2.

As Ukrainian News earlier reported, the Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc faction on March 10 announced its intention to build an oppositional government - "government of the future" - after formation of a fresh Cabinet of Ministers.

The BYT is also ready to offer Yatseniuk work at the oppositional government, if created.

Member of Parliament Yaroslav Dzhodzhyk of the Our Ukraine - People's Self-Defense bloc faction is proposing that the Verkhovna Rada allow existence of more than one oppositional factions or connections at the parliament.
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