Censor.NET reports citing Yatseniuk's Facebook page.
"I have taken the decision to resign as Prime Minister of Ukraine. On Tuesday, April 12 my request will be submitted to the Parliament. The political crisis in the country was created artificially. The desire to change one person blinded politicians and paralyzed their political will for real change. The process of changing the Government turned into a mindless running in place," Yatseniuk stressed.
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He added that it is necessary to prevent destabilization of the executive power during the war. That prospect is unavoidable if a new government will not be immediately elected after the resignation.
Yatseniuk recalled that the Poroshenko Bloc has nominated the current speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Volodymyr Hroisman for the prime minister position.
"Having done everything to ensure stability and continuity of our course, I declare my decision to transfer the obligations and responsibilities of the Head of Government of Ukraine," the prime minister said.
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Despite Yatseniuk's decision to vacate the seat of the Prime Minister of Ukraine, People's Front remains in the coalition because today "it is the only way to defend the state".
"As of today my goals are broader than the authority of the Head of Government. New electoral law. Constitutional reform. Judicial reform. Coalition control over the direction of the new Government. International support of Ukraine. Ukraine's membership in the European Union and NATO. This is only a part of my program," Yatseniuk concluded.
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