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Ukraine: Yatsenyuk asks Yanukovych "not to make any unconstitutional steps"01:15

Ukraine: Yatsenyuk asks Yanukovych "not to make any unconstitutional steps"

Ukraine, Kiev
December 8, 2013 at 15:21 GMT +00:00 · Published

Ukraine: Yatsenyuk asks Yanukovych "not to make any unconstitutional steps"

Arseniy Yatsenyuk, leader of Ukrainian parliamentary faction Batkivshchina, gave a press conference at the House of Trade Unions building on Independence Square in Kiev on Sunday.

Yatsenyuk said: "From credible sources, we got the information that this president will try to impose a martial law and this is part of the deal bewteen President Putin and President Yanukovych, as a pretext in order to get financial support and economic support and political support for President Yanukovych, he is advised to 'stabalise the situation', in inverted comas. To stabalise it means to make another crackdown on a peaceful rally, in my country. We strongly oppose any kind of unconstitutional actions that can be enacted by this president in imposing any kind of marshal law or curfew, and we will fight for our freedoms, and we ask the President Yanukovych not to make any unconstitutional steps."

Ukraine: Yatsenyuk asks Yanukovych "not to make any unconstitutional steps"01:15
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Ukraine: Yatsenyuk asks Yanukovych "not to make any unconstitutional steps"

Arseniy Yatsenyuk, leader of Ukrainian parliamentary faction Batkivshchina, gave a press conference at the House of Trade Unions building on Independence Square in Kiev on Sunday.

Yatsenyuk said: "From credible sources, we got the information that this president will try to impose a martial law and this is part of the deal bewteen President Putin and President Yanukovych, as a pretext in order to get financial support and economic support and political support for President Yanukovych, he is advised to 'stabalise the situation', in inverted comas. To stabalise it means to make another crackdown on a peaceful rally, in my country. We strongly oppose any kind of unconstitutional actions that can be enacted by this president in imposing any kind of marshal law or curfew, and we will fight for our freedoms, and we ask the President Yanukovych not to make any unconstitutional steps."