BRUSSELS, Feb 21 (KUNA) -- Presidents of the European Commission and
European Parliament, Jose Manuel Barroso and Martin Schulz respectively,
welcomed an agreement reached by Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and
opposition leaders, saying it opens way for a political solution to the crisis
In separate statements, Barosso and Schulz called for the implementation of
the agreement and to avoid violence and further bloodshed.
On his part, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said "this
agreement should bring an end to the terrible bloodshed and suffering and pave
the way for democratic dialogue and reforms."
Earlier, the president of the European Council Herman van Rompuy had issued
a similar statement praising the Foreign Ministers of France, Germany and
Poland who facilitated this agreement. (end)
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