Vice-President of the USA Joe Biden, who is in Kiev on an official visit, made at the meeting of the Verkhovna Rada, which was attended by President Petro Poroshenko, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Secretary of the national security Council and defense Oleksandr Turchynov, members of the Ukrainian government and the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt and U.S. assistant Secretary of state for Europe and Eurasia Victoria Nuland, and said: the most corrupt country in the world is today Ukraine.
About it reports on Tuesday, 8 December, online media Expert.
«In the world there is no country where corruption thrives like in Ukraine. I never tell people from other countries what they should do, but you can’t find a single democracy in the world where the cancer of corruption is so thriving. No more of these countries» – leads the publication the words of Biden, made from the rostrum of the Ukrainian Parliament.
Vice-President of the USA is convinced that to combat this evil the Ukrainians need to reform justice, which will prosecute corrupt officials.
During his speech, Biden called on residents of Donbass to remove from power «of separatists and criminals» and proposed dividing the country into «States», which will have an independent government and to solve their own problems, writes the edition «Correspondent».
«It is important to have Autonomous, independent States, have their own problems, which determine its own educational system, the government in the framework of the United Constitution,» – said an American politician.
Biden’s speech was the first speech by an American politician of such a high rank in the Ukrainian Parliament. Before the arrival of Biden on one of the flagpoles in front of the Ukrainian Parliament removed the Ukrainian flag and hung the American.
Russian legislators have to comment on that statement. So the head of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Alexei Pushkov said that the speech is evidence that the U.S. was willing to accept Ukraine in NATO members, writes «the parliamentary newspaper».
Pushkov is convinced that the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama shows and Ukraine, and Russia: in conditions when the international focus shifted from the Ukraine crisis on the middle East, Washington continues to focus on its relationship with Kiev. According to the Deputy, Biden’s visit is intended to reassure Ukrainian leadership.