KIEV, December 12. /ITAR-TASS/. Ukrainian Prime Minister Nikolai Azarov said on THusday he hoped the opposition would finally stop blocking the work of the Verkhovna Rada (national parliament) next week.
“I hope they (opposition lawmakers) would ultimately stop blocking the work of our supreme legislative body and we will be able to begin normal work,” he said, adding that he also hoped the parliament “would pass European integration and social bills.”
According to the prime minister, the government has worked out a nationwide social programme, which includes measures promoting the development of children’s and youth sports. A relevant bill has already been submitted to the parliament, he added.