10:16 11.04.2016

Poroshenko Bloc calls Yatseniuk's resignation "way out of crisis", expects appointment of new Cabinet on Tuesday

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Poroshenko Bloc calls Yatseniuk's resignation "way out of crisis", expects appointment of new Cabinet on Tuesday

Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk's statement on his resignation is a way out of the political crisis in Ukraine, it was stated in the Petro Poroshenko Bloc parliamentary faction.

"This is a way out of the crisis. Now we can form a new government and elect a new prime minister," deputy head of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc faction Oleksiy Honcharenko said, commenting on Yatseniuk's statement to Interfax-Ukraine.

"On Tuesday, we will vote for Groysman (appointment of incumbent Parliament Speaker Volodymyr Groysman to the post of prime minister). And for the whole composition of government, either," Honcharenko said.

He noted that the incumbent prime minister could have taken this decision before, but welcomed Yatseniuk's intention to resign.

Earlier on Sunday, Arseniy Yatseniuk said that he decided to resign from the post of Ukrainian prime minister. "I've decided to step down from the post of Ukrainian prime minister," he said in the 10 minutes with prime minister program aired on the Ukrainian television stations on Sunday. Yatseniuk said that his statement of resignation would be tabled to the parliament on Tuesday, April 12.

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