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28 January, 2014 16:48   ▪  

Serhiy Arbuzov will replace Azarov as Acting Premier

Based on the Law on the Cabinet of Ministers, First Vice Premier Serhiy Arbuzov will be Acting Premier, Azarov's press-secretary Vitaliy Lukianenko says

"The President has instructed the Cabinet of Ministers to continue its work until the new Cabinet comes to office. Under the Law on the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, this means that First Vice Premier will act as Premier," Lukianenko said. 

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Serhiy Arbuzov will most likely chair the next meeting of the Cabinet scheduled for January 29, he added. 

Today, President Yanukovych has approved resignation of Mykola Azarov and the entire Cabinet of Ministers and instructed them to continue to fulfill their tasks until the new Cabinet of Ministers is appointed.  

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