EUobserver: Ukraine tells Reding to be less 'emotional' on Euro2012

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The diplomat, Konstiantin Yelisieiev: Euro2012 should be a "celebration of good will" among ordinary people instead of "making political stands."
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Ukraine's EU ambassador has told justice commissioner Vivianne Reding that she should be less "emotional" in a riposte to her Euro2012 boycott.
The diplomat, Konstiantin Yelisieiev, in a letter dated 2 May - and seen by EUobserver - said her decision is "based rather on emotions surrounding some criminal cases in Ukraine, than on a sober reflection of their legal substance."

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