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Yanukovych: EU integration a factor that unites Ukrainians

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June 21, 2011, 3:06 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine
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Strasbourg, June 21 (Interfax-Ukraine) - Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has said that European integration is a factor that unites the country. "European integration remains an unconditional and unchanged priority in Ukraine's domestic and foreign policy. The idea of European integration has actually united the Ukrainian society," he said at a session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg on Tuesday.

Yanukovych said that opposition members, pro-government politicians, and most Ukrainians supported the country's EU integration aspirations.

"Such a unifying factor is the highest value for me as president of Ukraine," he said.
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