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Ukraine's Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman threatened to quit on Monday if parliament failed to enable the creation of a special anti-corruption court, which it is due to vote on this coming Thursday.

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A law to set up a special court is a requirement of Ukraine's $17.5 billion assistance package from the International Monetary Fund. Groysman said Ukraine faced destabilization without it, Reuters reported.

"I, as prime minister, have made a decision for myself," Groysman said at a briefing.

"If this court, fair, independent, will not be created – I will forfeit the authority of prime minister, I will resign."