Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko proposes to conclude amicable agreements on return to state ownership objects of the Arsenal Plant which earlier have been unlawfully transferred to private ownership, according to the government’s press-office. “I want that on a voluntary basis agreements to be broken which ruin the integrity and functionality of the plant,” the PM of Ukraine said today during her meeting with the Arsenal Plant leadership.

She told that the Government would urgently put forward a proposal to the Office of Prosecutor General to cancel illegal permissions of the State Property Fund for issuing contracts of tenancy of seven rooms and three hectares of land of the Arsenal Plant. We’ll investigate who, how and why adopted such decisions which practically ruin the Arsenal Plant,” Yulia Tymoshenko promised. At that she added that “people who are the core of the Party of Regions and advisors of Mykola Azarov involved in it”.

Yulia Tymoshenko told, if such amicable agreements are not signed after appeal to the Office of Prosecutor General the Government would settle this issue judicially.

Moreover, the Prime Minister of Ukraine has commissioned the International Space Agency of Ukraine together with the Arsenal design office within two weeks to prepare proposals on concluding international order agreements and to hold by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs relative negotiations. On the instructions of the Prime Minister of Ukraine proposals on a government work for the current year are to be prepared within a week, which will be reflected in amendments to the State Budget.

Besides, the PM of Ukraine promised protection of the Plant’s collective from the Government and also commissioned the leadership of the enterprise to revise collective agreements, examine social problems of workers and solve them. At the same time she informed that a special group chaired by First Vice Prime Minister Oleksandr Turchynov would be established which would draft a complex of measures on the Arsenal plant development.

Yulia Tymoshenko also said that today during her meeting with President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko she would raise a question on holding a special session of the NSDC devoted to consideration of the situation around the Arsenal Plant.