December 16, 2013

How Ukraine Would Benefit from Europe

William Hague, Daily Telegraph

The Associated Press

We recognise that the people of Ukraine face pressing short-term economic challenges, and economic transformation can be painful. But the experiences of the countries of central Europe have shown that economic reform, the adoption of European values, principles of transparency and good governance, respect for human rights and the rule of law bring prosperity and a better future.

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TAGGED: Ukraine, Europe, Poland


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