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 Minsk agreements doomed without functioning government, - Steinmeier

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier urged the Ukrainian authorities to continue on the path of reforms and implementation of the Minsk agreements.

As reported by Censor.NET referring to DW, he said this on Wednesday, Feb. 17, in Berlin, after a meeting with Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström.

According to Steinmeier, succeeding in this task is hardly possible without a functioning government.

Read more: Two draft resolutions on re-voting for government's resignation introduced to parliament

As reported, the Verkhovna Rada has recently failed to dismiss the government, although it recognized its work unsatisfactory. A few hours before the vote, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko urged Prime Minister Arsenii Yatseniuk to reboot the government.

On Feb. 17, Batkivshchyna leader Yuliia Tymoshenko announced withdrawal from the parliamentary coalition, while Yatseniuk stressed the need to reshape the coalition.
 
 
 
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