Viktor Yanukovych and the General Secretary of the Europe Council met in Sochi
The President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych and Thorbjorn Jagland, the General Secretary of the Council of Europe met during his working visit to the Russian Federation.
At the meeting, the President thanked the Council of Europe for attention and offer assistance in resolving the political crisis in the state.
«We appreciate the fact that in December last year, You have reacted to these events and visited Ukraine, to contribute to the solution of the conflict situation», Viktor Yanukovych said.
«We also appreciate Your statements concerning the situation in Ukraine as balanced and reasoned, that certainly contributes to the search for a peaceful resolution of the political crisis», the President of Ukraine noted.
Let’s remind, the first steps of the government in settle of political and civil crisis have already been made. Nine of legislative acts, adopted on 16 January, 2014, were cancelled. Also Viktor Yanukovych gave force to the law providing the exemption for persons suspected or accused of committing crimes related to their participation in mass protests.