BRUSSELS, February 27. /ITAR-TASS/. The EU believes that Oleksandr Turchynov is the president of Ukraine. Coordinating spokesperson for European Commission Olivier Bailly stated this on Thursday, commenting on journalists’ request statement by Viktor Yanukovych, who said that he still considers himself Ukraine's legitimate president.
“Ukraine’s parliament that is guarantor of democratic legitimacy adopted a resolution (on Viktor Yanukovych’s dismissal). Furthermore, by its resolution has also been appointed an interim head of state (Oleksandr Turchynov), whom we consider the president of Ukraine,” Bailly noted.