Tatyana Firsova. Former Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov has shown on the last working day of the week German edition of his book " Ukraine. The truth about the coup. Notes Prime Minister Mykola Azarov ". The ex-Premier, located in the capital of Russia, spoke before the media in Berlin via Skype.
at the event, Azarov told his vision of the Ukrainian events. He replied with regret about the sanctions imposed in Europe, as well as among them in regard to himself, which He cannot travel to the EU and to conduct political activities there.
Azarov said that Ukraine's GDP for 1. 5 years of conflict has decreased to an estimated 50 billion euros." A country with a population of 40 million people in the European Union has only national product of about 50 billion euros. The state budget is fifteen billion a year. Inflation is over 50 %, unemployment of about 25 %. For this reason, we are currently establishing peace and stability is the most important task, " He said, noting that he welcomes the efforts of German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the situation in the country.
review Azarov, to get out Of economic slump or establish the situation Ukraine will contribute to peace and stability. He said that in case of deterioration of the situation of the European Union in the near future may be faced with a " sharp social explosion in Ukraine."" From Ukraine to the Russian Federation have already left 3, 5 million immigrants. An estimated 1 million people left the Donbass and is hosted in Ukraine in different cities. If the economic situation continues to deteriorate, there is a very big problem of immigrants, and among them the member States of the European Union, " He said.
The ex-Premier believes that to achieve peace in Ukraine, for its part, is obliged to be a consensus between Germany, USA and Russia." Ukraine should be open to the East and to the West, and If a consensus is reached among the three major countries, we will get for a long time the solution to this problem, " He said. In his vision, is currently in power in Kiev came to "radical groups" whose Policies " have led to the loss of Crimea and the conflict in the South-East."" I wish German correspondents understood the situation in Ukraine. Ukraine is a very diverse state in the West a very strong Pro-Western sentiment. Southeast entire Pro-Russian configured. My government has always carried out a policy of balance and compromise. Policy that ignores the desires of the Russian people and the residents living in the South-East, the Policy of conflict increases the likelihood of bringing to the unity of the country ", - noted ex-the Minister.
He said that his book on Ukraine is forbidden. In Germany the book is published by Eulenspiegel Verlag and costs 17, 99 euros, it will be possible to buy beginning next week. The publisher could not give an exact edition, saying that printed 2-3 thousand copies." most of the problems about which I now speak, is reflected in my book. I outlined the history of the conflict, as was carried out a coup and what My vision of the future of Ukraine ", - said the former Prime Minister. The questions that interest, in the 1st turn, the Ukrainian press, hardly was highlighted in a new publication, because the 1st question that was asked From the audience pertained to foreign accounts and property Azarov and his relatives." I got nothing, I don't own any real estate. I dont have any accounts. During these one and a half years was not found, and I really do not have a single Bank account with a foreign Bank, " said the Former Prime Minister of Ukraine.