The European Union will Finance the increase of salaries of the Ukrainian civil servants only after the reform of the civil service, said the European Commissioner on enlargement And European neighborhood policy Johannes Hahn.
Kiev asks EU to allocate funds to increase salaries of civil servants in Ukraine. According to Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, only in the case of competitive wages for public servants may be to cross the corruption in the country.
"We need to change the quality of work in the sectors of public service. And after the desired changes will occur, this reform may include financing by the EU the increase in the salaries of civil servants, "said Khan in a statement released Thursday in interview to the edition" ".
The Commissioner said that the EU will not allocate funds for the increased salaries, as long Until the concept of reform." But we will not Fund until, Until will not be the concept of reform. The Ukrainian government should finally understand it! While in Kiev do not understand, we will not achieve the goal. We need to be specific, which is currently lacking, " said Khan.
according to him, civil service reform is critical.