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

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May 4, 2012, 12:58 p.m. | Ukraine abroad — by Kyiv Post

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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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