Victor Yanukovich: land reform should be implemented without delay
Official website of President of Ukraine - 09/11/2011:
Land reform should be implemented without delay in our country, President Viktor Yanukovych told journalists in Chernivtsi.
"We cannot wait with land reform we need to move forward. Because land plot owners do not receive adequate payment for the lease, [crooks] dominate the market. This must change. I am for bringing order in this matter," he said.
At the same time, the President said, introducing a land market is "a very painful process," with much politics involved.
Viktor Yanukovych also stressed that while implementing land reform the government consult with the public, because it is a sensitive issues. "We will consult with people. I do not rule out that we will conduct hearings on the land market issue," he said.
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