France’s ambassador: Priority No. 1 is anti-corruption court

French Ambassador to Ukraine Isabelle Dumont plays in the symphony orchestra of the Kharkiv Regional Philharmonic on May 12, 2016.

Photo by UNIAN

If Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko thinks he can drag out the process of creating a credible anti-corruption court without anybody noticing, he’s got another thing coming.

People are getting wise to the president’s ways of stalling on crucial reforms.

Backed on Oct. 6 by the European Commission for Democracy through Law, better known as the Venice Commission, the West delivered an unambiguous opinion to Poroshenko: Establish rule of law, a key component of which for Ukraine is the creation of an independent anti-corruption court.

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