President of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych states that it is necessary to consolidate international efforts in order to develop and introduce new approaches towards recognition of  independence of peoples at the territory of the frozen conflicts.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, President of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych said this at the press conference in Strasbourg answering questions about position of Ukraine concerning recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.

“Ukraine is ready to support the process of provision of equality of democratic values, peoples’ rights at the territories of the frozen conflicts”, said V. Yanukovych. He underlined that Ukraine flatly objects to the practice of double standards.