Britain: we'll work with EU to support new government in Ukraine

by Reuters
Saturday, 22 February 2014 16:27 GMT

LONDON, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Britain said it would work with EU partners to back a new government in Ukraine and welcomed reports that imprisoned opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko was being released, Foreign Secretary William Hague said in a statement on Saturday.

"We will work closely with our EU partners in support of a new government in Ukraine, as and when that is formed," he said. (Reporting by Costas Pitas; editing by Andrew Roche)