Ukrainian Prime Minister Resigns

In a politically tumultuous week all over the world which has seen Iceland’s Prime Minister resign, Ukraine is also facing some uncertainty of its own.

Ukraine’s embattled Prime Minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk has announced his resignation on Sunday afternoon.
“I took the decision to resign as prime minister of Ukraine,” Yatsenyuk said,

“On Tuesday, April 12, I will submit it to parliament. “My decision is based on a several reasons – the political crisis in the government has been unleashed artificially, the desire to change one person has blinded politicians and paralysed their will to bring about real changes in the country.”

His resignation comes as sonwthing of a shock after he survived a confidence vote in February and his exit will pave the way for the formation of a new government.

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