Constitutional reform will make court truly independent, – Poroshenko

President Petro Poroshenko emphasizes that the main task of the reform of justice and the constitutional amendments are securing the rule of law and strengthening the independent court.

Poroshenko announced during a meeting with the heads of the constitutional courts of Georgia - Giorgi Papuashvili, Lithuania - Dainius Zalimas, Latvia - Aldis Lavins, and Moldova - Alexandru Tanase, Censor.NET reports citing the presidential administration.

"The key point is to make the court and the judicial branch truly independent," Poroshenko said. "This is a fundamental change in the system of state and local authorities, which is based solely on the European model," the president said regarding the decentralization reforms.

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Speaking of the decentralization reform, the head of state said: "It is a radical change of the system of formation of state and local government based exclusively on the European model". He stressed that due to the decentralization, regions, local authorities and communities would receive more opportunities for ensuring their needs and implementing new projects.

The president emphasized that Ukraine was interested in developing lasting strategic cooperation, particularly in the sphere of the constitutional law, with countries whose representatives are present at the meeting. He praised the assistance provided to Ukraine.

"Your experience and support are essential for us. Solid position of political authorities of all Baltic States is a factor that ensures unity of the EU and solidarity with Ukraine," Petro Poroshenko noted.
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