Two election campaigns will be held in Ukraine this year - presidential and parliamentary, but these processes should not affect the work of the authorities and adoption of important decisions. This was stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman during the opening of the 10th plenary session of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of the VIII convocation.
The Head of Government thanked MPs for fruitful cooperation during the previous sessions and for adoption of striking decisions for the country.
"We managed to endorse decisions which became the basis of changes in Ukraine and solution to long-existing problems. This year is not easy one due to the two election campaigns that will influence the work of the Parliament. However, elections can not be uppermost than the adoption of far-reaching decisions and consolidated position of the Government", the Prime Minister claimed.
He emphasized that the Government and Parliament identified a number of priorities, in particular, defense issues, economic development, further decentralization. "All economic achievements should be invested in human capital," the Head of Government said. " I believe that in 2019 we will put interests of the state over any political interests. I am convinced that we will adopt a number of important decisions and refute the statement that the Verkhovna Rada cannot fully functionate during the election year. This Parliament approved crucial decisions even in difficult times a difficult time."
The Prime Minister placed a special emphasis on the fact that important decisions are on the table this week, namely, introducing amendments to the Constitution and enshrining Of Ukraine's EU And NATO membership aspirations In the Basic Law .
"I am assured that the Parliament will consolidate in order to adopt landmark decisions. And I as the Prime Minister will spare no effort to make 2019 a year of growth and success. We managed to bail out of the difficulties and nobody will deprive us of opportunities that are opening up to Ukraine", Volodymyr Groysman underscored.