Ukraine’s president meets Jose Manuel Barroso

( ForUm ) - Victor Yushchenko has met for talks with Jose Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, in Brussels. They spoke about how to resolve the political crisis in Ukraine and develop the country's ties with the European Union, president's press office reported.

Speaking about the stalemate in his country, the Ukrainian leader said during a joint press conference, " Ukraine will find a democratic response to this challenge."

Yushchenko added that the country's political leaders would most probablycompromise on the need to pass an opposition law and a law based on the National Security Pact, adopt changes to the cabinet law and create a commission to amend the constitution.

"The integral component of how to resolve the crisis is an early election," he reiterated.

The Presidentcharacterized the situation in Ukraine as democratic, saying that the country should react to challenges on its democratic path lawfully and politically. He promised again there would be no use of force to settle the situation.Hesaid the crisis had erupted because of the unconstitutional attempts by the ruling coalition to expand its parliamentary majority.

"This path leads to a revision of the result of last year's parliamentary election and usurpation,posing a threat to Ukraine's constitutional order," he said.

When asked about the role of the Constitutional Court in helping end the standoff, Yushchenko expressed confidence "each side of the conflict will accept a ruling by the Constitutional Court" but added that there were some nuances that should be resolved politically.

Barroso said Ukraine should settle the crisis both politically and constitutionally, for"it is always possible to find a flexible solution and make compromises through constitutional means." He said Europe was closely monitoring developments in Ukraine.

"Our message to Ukraine and its people is that we support democracy and stability in Ukraine," he said.

Yushchenko and Barroso also spoke about preparations to sign an enhanced agreement between Ukraine and the EU. The leader of the European Commission expressed hopes our relations "will become closer and closer and that we will soon resolve all the problems." He wished Ukraine and Poland success in today's final presentation of their bid to host the Euro 2012 finals.

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