Friday, April 2, 2010

President Yanukovych: Ukraine will overcome main economic problems by end of this year

April 2, 2010 Kyiv (UKRINFORM) Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has said he believes that the country will see economic growth at the end of 2010. He said this at a meeting with the leaders of parties and Ukrainian public and political organizations on Thursday, the presidential press service reported. "Before the end of the year, we will overcome main problems in the economy. I'm convinced that at the end of this year, we will see confident growth," Yanukovych said. He noted that significant steps had been taken during the last month in order to stabilize the situation in the country and that the world had responded to these changes. "The process that is running in Ukraine gives hope that we will gradually get out of the swamp, in which we're currently bogged down, and that we'll finally give an adequate response to the current challenges," he said. "It's currently impossible to stop the stabilization process in our country. We will resume stability in the country step by step. We will improve the situation in the economy step by step," Yanukovych said.