Europeonline: Ukraine could shift on Tymoshenko if EU issues 'settled'

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April 25, 2012, 5:29 p.m. |

Valeriy Khoroshkovsky

BRUSSELS - The Ukrainian parliament might be willing to take "extraordinary measures" in the case of jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko if the European Union meets it halfway, the country‘s deputy prime minister said on April 25.

"Normally, it‘s not a rule (to have) a law changed for one person," Valeriy Khoroshkovsky told reporters during a visit to Brussels. "But if all other issues are settled, in this case I think parliamentarians would be willing to take extraordinary measures."

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rcd1 April 25, 2012, 5:42 p.m.    

I wouldn't hold my breath waiting for this Parliament (or the President for that matter). They've had opportunity after opportunity and yet only lies, deception and the same old political games continue to be played meanwhile nothing significant changes. They have no credibility. They want the civilized democratic world to bend to their corrupt ways and it just doesn't work that way. Here's how it works. You rise to the higher more professional and humane levels of government & law and you begin to take care of your people rather than rob from them and persecute them. Then you are welcomed with open arms. Its not... give me my cake and let me eat it too! That is lunacy not positive change!

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