24 January, 19:58

Ukraine's Yanukovych vows to use 'all legal methods' to stop violence

Ukraine's Yanukovych vows to use 'all legal methods' to stop violence

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych vows that he will continue dialogue with the opposition leaders to stop violence in the country.

"I will host an anti-crisis center session now. There has been contact, and we will continue a dialogue with the opposition leaders," Yanukovych said at a meeting which heads of churches and religious organizations on Friday.

"I will be doing all I can to stop this conflict and stop violence," Yanukovych said. "If we can do this on a good note, let's leave it on a good note, and if we can't, we'll use all legitimate methods," he said.

Ukrainian gov't to be rearranged on Jan 28 - Yanukovych

The Ukrainian government will be rearranged at an extraordinary parliamentary session on January 28, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych said. "We will make a decision at this session.

The president will sign a decree, and we will re-format the government so as to find an optimal version of the government's professional lineup that would work for Ukrainian society," Yanukovych said at a meeting with the heads of churches and religious organizations on Friday.

Voice of Russia, Interfax, AFP

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