22.03.2016. Corruption is the main obstacle on the way to European integration, Iryna Bekeshkina, Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation

On the event of the second anniversary of the signing of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU, the Democratic Initiatives conducted a survey among Ukrainian and EU experts and Ukrainian MPs about the benefits of European integration for Ukraine and the EU and the main obstacles on the way to it. Ukrainian and European experts unanimously agreed that corruption was the main obstacle on the way to Ukraine’s European integration. “Corruption in political and economic spheres is the main challenge to achieve the goal,” says Iryna Bekeshkina, Director of the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation.

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