New Ukrainian Government Delayed for Thursday

World | February 25, 2014, Tuesday // 12:35| Views: 937 | Comments: 0
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Bulgaria: New Ukrainian Government Delayed for Thursday Ukrainian interim President Oleksandr Turchynov. Photo by EPA/BGNES

The formation of the new Ukrainian government has been postponed for Thursday.

"I am instructing the formation of a national unity government on Thursday", Parliament Speaker and Interim President Oleksandr Turchynov said, quoted by Interfax.

Initial reports suggested that the new government could be formed on Tuesday.

Turchynov, who was appointed as interim head of state on the weekend, commented that the political leaders and committees should work "day and night" if they must, in order to form the new cabinet by Thursday.

Meanwhile, the whereabouts of ousted President Viktor Yanukovych still remain unknown. He is on the wanted list and awaits prosecution for crimes against the civil population in the anti-government protests, which left scored killed.

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