Yanukovych pledges anti-corruption fight

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Nov. 6, 2013, 1:20 p.m. | Ukraine — by Viktor Yanukovych

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych (L) and his Czech counterpart Miloš Zeman talk during a ceremony of the meeting in Kiev on Oct. 21. Zeman is in Ukraine for a three-day official visit. AFP PHOTO/ SERGEI SUPINSKY

 Corruption is an obstacle for public development that's why the government intends to conduct tough anti-corruption policy. It was stated by the President at the Regional meeting of the World Economic Forum in Kyiv.

"Since 2011, a series of steps has been made in order to establish modern preventive legislation. In 2013, 4 anti-corruption laws that fully meet European standards were adopted," the Head of State said.

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