Poroshenko's adviser: Cabinet "reload" scheduled for Feb 16

11:00, 05 February 2016
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Adviser to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko Oleh Medvediev has explained the president's statement about the need for "rapid reload" of the government.

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"Rapid – I think it means [it will hapen] in February. The Cabinet of Ministers has submitted a written report to the Verkhovna Rada. As far as I understand, it must be considered in committees and factions. And on February 16, a verbal report of the Cabinet of Ministers must take place in the Verkhovna Rada..." Ukrainian TV Channel 5 quoted Medvediev's answer to the question about the recent statement of the President on "rapid reload" of the government.

Read alsoIMF postpones allocation of $1.7 bln to Ukraine – mediaThe question of personnel changes in the Cabinet of Ministers will be resolved after the government's report in Parliament. According to Poroshenko's adviser, the reformatting will take place after MPs express their position about the work of the Cabinet of Ministers.

"It's clear that the government will see some reshuffles," Medvediev said.

As UNIAN reported earlier, on February 4, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he was sure that Ukraine's government needed "rapid reload." At the same time, the president believes that the reformer ministers and their teams should stay on board.

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