Barroso "will want to know what the situation in the country is ... what is going on with the reform process," EU External Relations Commissioner Benita Ferrero-Waldner said Wednesday. Last month, President Viktor Yushchenko fired the previous premier, Yulia Tymoshenko, who had been an ally of Yushchenko's during his presidential campaign.
Although Tymoshenko's Cabinet was rather, but critics complained its populist moves hurt the economy and scared away investors, and did little to live up to EU reform demands. Yekhanurov, an economist, has challenged his new Cabinet to make boosting Ukraine's economic performance a priority, reports the AP. I.L.
In response to the unlawful December 1 arrest and detention of Chinese tech giant Huawei's chief financial officer Sabrina Meng Wanzhou by Canadian authorities in Vancouver at the behest of the Trump regime, facing possible unacceptable extradition to the US, Beijing warned its high-tech personnel last month against traveling to America unless it's essential.
Rescuers found the pilot of one of the two Su-34 fighters that had collided in midair in the Far East on January 18