The EU expects Ukrainian authorities to resists influence of oligarchs on politics, stated European Commission speaker Maja Kocijancic referring to recent events in Ukrainian Parliement, reports “Ukrinform”.
“The European Union has been attentively observing recent events in Ukrainian parliament. In such critical times, it is vital that political leaders continue to focus on further reformation of the country”, - pointed out Kocijancic.
The European Commission speaker believes that “the current crisis is an opportunity to improve quality of work and make Ukrainians believe that their leaders are able to overcome challenges of systemic stransformations”.
Kocijancic added that reforms should come in line with the association agreement between Ukraine and the EU, including a profound and large-scale free trade area, fight with corruption and setting up the rule of law.