U.S. on Ukraine Constitution amendments to judiciary: "Good news"
U.S. Department of State Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner has said that the United States congratulated the Ukrainian Rada on the passage of constitutional amendments and implementing legislation to improve judicial independence, according to the U.S. Department of State website.
"I did want to mention some good news out of Ukraine. We do congratulate the Ukrainian Rada on the passage today [Thursday, June 2] of constitutional amendments and implementing legislation to improve judicial independence, accountability, and efficiency," Toner said at a daily press briefing in Washington on June 2, 2016.
Read alsoRada introduces justice-related amendments to ConstitutionHe noted that "this is an important step in Ukraine's fight against corruption and towards fulfilling the aspirations of the Ukrainian people for a more open and transparent judiciary that works for all Ukrainians."