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 "I am certain Ukraine will be EU member in 10 years," - PM Hroisman

Ukraine's Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroisman believes that Ukraine will become EU member in 10 years.

As reported by Censor.NET citing Europeiska Pravda, he said this in an interview to Funke Mediengruppe newspapers, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung informs.

"I am certain that Ukraine will be EU member in 10 years," Hroisman said.

"We are following the European path, which for us means freedom, human rights, and strong economy," the head of the Ukrainian government added.

Hroisman noted that the EU association agreement will be a driving force behind the reforms.

He also underlined Ukraine's successes in fighting corruption and the need to harmonize Ukrainian legislation with the European.

"We have to bring our norms in line with the EU norms," Hroisman noted.

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"Much has been done, especially in the sector of fighting corruption. For instance, we have created a transparent system of state procurement," the prime minister added.

The head of the government acknowledged that much still needs to be done on the road to European integration.

He noted the need to improve the investment climate and to conduct the judicial reform in Ukraine.

In his interview with German media, Hroisman criticized the decision of the UK to leave the EU and noted that young British people voted for the EU.

As reported, on April 6, 2016,
a referendum on ratification of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union took place in the Netherlands. The turnout made 32.28 percent, of them 61 percent of voters rejected the ratification, 38.21 percent voted in favor of it.

 
 
 
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