Ukraine’s new prime minister Volodymyr Groysman — Reuters photo
Ukraine’s parliament approved presidential ally Volodymyr Groysman for the post of prime minister on Thursday in the biggest political shakeup since a 2014 uprising brought in a pro-Western leadership.
A new Groysman-led government could end months of political infighting that has stalled efforts to tackle graft and delayed billions of dollars in foreign loans.
But reformists have expressed concern over the departure of experienced Western-backed technocrats from the cabinet.
Speaking ahead of the vote, Groysman said his government was committed to tackling graft and strengthening ties with the European Union.
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Source: New Age