KIEV, January 12 (RIA Novosti) - The Ukrainian Justice Ministry has drafted an official resolution declaring the parliament's decision to dismiss Yuriy Yekhanurov's government illegal, Ukrainian State Secretary Oleh Rybachuk said Thursday.
"This decision is illegal and any lawyer will give this assessment," he said.
Rybachuk said if the Supreme Rada did not cancel this decision, President Viktor Yushchenko would ensure that the country's laws were observed, but he did not specify which steps Yushchenko could take.
According to Rybachuk, a key task of the Ukrainian leadership is to ensure "honest and transparent" parliamentary elections in March 2006 and prevent the use of administrative resource, when the authorities exploit their position to achieve their own ends, during the elections.
"They will be the most democratic and free elections in the 15 years of Ukraine's independence," he said.
Add to blog
You may place this material on your blog by copying the link.
Image Galleries: Yury Gagarin: A down-to-earth person
Infographics: The Linguistic Diversity of the Planet
During Vladimir Putin’s annual Q&A session some members of the Valdai International Discussion Club asked him several questions. How united is the West in its desire to punish Russia? Which EU countries are in favour of isolating Russia? Is this even possible? And what is going on in Ukraine?