Full reset: Yatsenyuk set to go, while Jaresko gathers team - media
March 15 may be the date of reformatting the Ukrainian Cabinet, according to Novoye Vremya magazine citing its sources, as Natalie Jaresko is reported to have agreed to lead a “technocratic government.”
The information that the Ukrainian government may see drastic changes in a week was provided to Novoye Vremya by one of the MPs from pro-Yatsenyuk’s Popular Front faction, close to the National Security Council chief Oleksandr Turchynov, referring to the latter. The source says the agreement has already been reached on the matter.
According to an MP from another faction, who recently left the coalition, there the necessary number of votes for Yatsenyuk’s resignation has already been secured in the Rada, and now the work is underway to ensure that Natalie Jaresko’s nomination will be endorsed.
Read alsoJaresko may become PM, puts forward certain conditions – mediaMeanwhile, it is reported that the current head of the Finance Ministry is in a process of selecting her future team members for key positions, such as the post of a State Fiscal Service chief. Given the names of the officials Ms Jaresko is in talks with regarding future positions in the Cabinet, there actually is hope for the real “government reset” in the direction of a technocratic Cabinet.
The press service of the Finance Ministry declined comment on the subject upon Novoye Vremya’s request.
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