Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Tymoshenko will be released and will participate in the presidential election

Chinanews.com, February 23 According to foreign reports, former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko was released on the 22nd, she said she will participate in the presidential election.

She has left the Kharkov Fifth Hospital and is currently heading to the airport for a direct flight to the capital Kiev.

During his tenure as Prime Minister, Tymoshenko was sentenced to seven years in prison for abuse of power in natural gas trading. She was imprisoned in 2011 and had many hunger strikes in prison.

The Ukrainian parliament passed a high vote on the day to “deliver international obligations and release former Prime Minister Tymoshenko”. Yanukovych accused the Ukrainian opposition of making a coup. He also determined that the parliament decided “not legal” and said that he would not sign.

Responsible Editor: Wang Yi

Ukrainian president said he would not voluntarily

International Online Report: Although the Ukrainian president and the opposition have signed a settlement agreement on the 21st, both sides seem to be acting according to their own wishes. The Ukrainian opposition has successively passed a series of laws and resolutions through the platform of the parliament in the past few days, and finally passed a resolution on the 22nd, releasing former Prime Minister Tymoshenko, the former Ukrainian Prime Minister Tymoshenko who was sentenced to seven years in prison in 2011. Regain freedom. On the other side of the conflict, Ukrainian President Yanukovych also spoke in the eastern city of Kharkiv on the same day, accusing the militants of extreme behavior and once again expressing that they “will not voluntarily resign”.

Under the call of supporters, “Yulia”, the former Ukrainian prime minister who regained freedom on the evening of 22nd, the country’s largest opposition party “the motherland party”, the leader Yulia & middot Tymoshenko left the fifth Central Clinical Hospital in Kharkiv, the eastern city of the country, to travel to Kiev’s Independence Square to meet with opposition protesters. In 2011, Tymoshenko was sentenced to seven years in prison for abusing his power in the Ukrainian gas supply agreement. Subsequently, Tymoshenko became a negotiation between the EU and Ukraine, “chips”, Western countries and Ukrainian opposition in recent years. It has been pressured to urge the Ukrainian government to release Tymoshenko. On the 21st, the Ukrainian parliament passed a law that abolished several provisions of the criminal law, paving the way for the release of Tymoshenko. Subsequently, on the 22nd, the Ukrainian parliament voted with a constitutional majority of 322 votes to finally release the former prime minister’s quarter. Moshenko.

Tymoshenko, who appeared in Kiev on the evening of the 22nd, still wore the traditional “scorpion head”, but sat in a wheelchair, and the supporters greeted her with flowers and cheers. After getting free, Tymoshenko expressed his gratitude to the supporters and called on the demonstrators not to leave the Independence Square. She said that it was the demonstrators in the square who changed everything in the country. She also said that she would participate. President election.

The release of Tymoshenko can be said to be another “victory” of the Ukrainian opposition. In the past few days, the Ukrainian opposition has used the platform of the parliament to step by step and gain the upper hand.

On the 22nd, Ukrainian parliament speaker Rebak wrote a statement and announced his resignation. Up to now, more than 50 members have announced their withdrawal from the ruling party regional party group. The Ukrainian parliament is in fact no longer under the control of the president and the ruling party. The opposition-controlled parliament also passed a series of laws and resolutions on the 22nd to declare Uganda. The presidential election will be held on May 25 this year, and the election “The Motherland Party” will be the Speaker of the House of Representatives, appointed “The Motherland Party”, the member of the Awakov as the acting Minister of the Interior, and passed the Prosecutor General Puchongka’s case of no confidence. On the same day, the Ukrainian parliament passed a resolution to restore the 2004 version of the Constitution. The adoption of the resolution allowed the parliament to form its own government without the authorization of the president.

And in the eastern city of Kharkov, the other side of the conflict, Ukrainian President Yanukovych was in a different mood, where he was interviewed by local media on the 22nd. In the video, he frowned and looked dignified, saying that he would not voluntarily resign.

Yanukovych pointed out that Uzbek President Rebak was attacked by unidentified people on the 21st and is currently receiving treatment in Donetsk. He also said that he did his best and hoped that there would be no bloody conflict in the country, but Ukraine is suffering from the threat of “Nazism return”.

Yanukovych therefore called on the international community to stop the actions of militants and said that the laws and resolutions passed by the parliament were illegal, and he would not sign any agreement with the “destructive elements”. He said he would travel to the relatively safe southeastern region to find a way out for the country. Regarding the decision on the date of the early election of the parliament, he said that he would not accept it.

For the release of Tymoshenko, European Parliament President Schultz congratulated him, saying that this was “a historic day in Europe and Ukraine”, and he also said that the presidential election will be held on May 25. welcome. However, he also believes that the situation in Ukraine is very fragile and calls on all parties to remain calm. The United States also expressed its support for a series of recent changes in Ukraine and welcomed the release of Tymoshenko. On the same day, US Secretary of State Kerry said on the phone with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov that it would exert influence on the Ukrainian opposition to fulfil its agreement with the government. White House spokesman Carney also said on the 22nd that the United States called on Ukraine to stop the violence and develop a democratic process, and will work with Russia and the EU to maintain the country’s reunification.

While Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov telephoned the German, French and Polish foreign ministers on the 22nd, he expressed serious concern about the lack of enforcement capacity of the agreement signed by the two sides of the Ukrainian conflict on the 21st. He believes that the opposition has not only failed to fulfill any of its responsibilities, but has also put forward new requirements and embarked on the path of armed extremists whose actions pose a direct threat to Ukrainian sovereignty and the constitutional system. He therefore called on the three countries of Germany to exert influence on the Ukrainian opposition to curb the actions of extremists.

Responsible Editor: Qi Yuhan

U.S. President fulfills the duties of the predecessor

The Ukrainian parliament held a special meeting on the 23rd to support Speaker Turchinov in carrying out the presidency before the new presidential election and sworn in. On the same day, the Transitional Authority embarked on a “clearing” action against several senior officials of the Yanukovich regime.

A total of 339 members attended the meeting, and 285 of them supported Turchinov on behalf of the presidency. Turchinov is the first vice-president of the motherland. For the political ally of former Prime Minister Tymoshenko, he was elected as the speaker by the parliament on the 22nd, replacing Rebak who resigned as the speaker. The latter is an important ally of Yanukovych.

The Ukrainian parliament also decided at the meeting to lift the duties of several government ministers including the Foreign Minister Kozala in the Yanukovich regime. Kozala was accused of playing an important role in the decision of Yanukovych to set aside the signing of an agreement with the European Union. This incident became the trigger for the political crisis.

Turchinov stressed at the special meeting of the parliament that Ukraine is facing a “catastrophic” economic situation, and there are serious problems in government finance, banking system and social welfare. He instructed the various party groups to reach an agreement on the majority of the group and the formation of the “people’s trust” before the 25th.

The Ukrainian parliament also issued a series of decisions against Yanukovych and its senior officials, including the nationalization of Yanukovich’s private residence in Kiev and the release of 64 counter- Government demonstrators, etc. In addition, the parliament-led transitional authorities have embarked on a “clearing” action against several senior officials of the Yanukovich regime.

The representative of the Procuratorate of the Procuratorate of the Prosecutor’s Office, said that the police have set up a task force to investigate the dismissal of the former Attorney General, Puchongka, and the former government revenue minister, Klimenko. It is planned to arrest the two and transfer them to the judiciary. However, Mahnitzki did not disclose why the two were investigated.

Uzbekistan’s Minister of the Interior, Awakov, informed the parliament that Pusongka and Klimenko had attempted to leave the eastern city of Donetsk but were not released. Peer personnel also included former Minister of Internal Affairs Zaharchenko. The police are investigating “serious crimes against the people”, including “former national leaders”.

On the same day, Yanukovych’s regional party issued a statement saying that the regional party’s efforts to persuade Yanukovych were unsuccessful. The party was actually “a corrupt family”. Kidnapped. In the statement, the regional party condemned Yanukovych’s escape and cringe, condemning its “betrayal behavior” and its published “criminal order”.

Yanukovych’s current whereabouts are unknown. Its spokesman, Herman, told reporters on the 23rd that Yanukovych will not leave Ukraine and will continue to exercise his presidency. Earlier, it was reported that Yanukovych tried to leave from Donetsk on the evening of the 22nd, but was not released, then he went to the eastern city of Kharkov, “refuge”.

On the same day, the Motherland Party issued a message saying that the party’s leader, Tymoshenko, requested that she not be elected as the prime minister of the future national unity government. After the release of Tymoshenko on the 22nd, she announced that she will participate in the presidential election scheduled for May 25th.

On the 23rd, the Tymoshenko team issued a statement saying that she had a phone conversation with German Chancellor Merkel on the same day. Merkel congratulated her on her release and believed that Tymoshenko’s return to Ukrainian politics would be a stable situation. An important factor. The two agreed to meet as soon as possible. (Reporter Yue Lianguo, Gao Chunxi, Liu Hongxia)

Responsible Editor: Zhang Yang

The Somali Presidential Palace was attacked by car bombs and suicides. The President was not injured.

China News Service, February 21st According to foreign reports, the Somali presidential palace was attacked by car bombs and suicide bombings on the 21st, but the president said that he was unharmed.

Nick Kay, special envoy of the United Nations in Somalia, said that President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud called him and said he was not injured and the attack had failed.

Responsible Editor: Wu Yuanchun

The first round of the reunion of the separated families of Korea and Korea ended.

People’s Daily Online, Seoul, February 22 (Huang Haiyan) The three-day, two-night reunion of the Korean and Korean families from the 20th ended at 10:30 am (Korea time) on the 22nd, because I don’t know when to Reunion, parting the scene became a tearful sea.

According to the Korean KBS News Special Report, the first round of Korean and Korean separated family activities originally scheduled to end at 10 am on the 22nd, postponed to 10 due to the strong reluctance of the two families. 30 minutes. The bus that transported the Korean family arrived first. Through the window, the bus was crying and crying inside and outside. An elderly person from the Korean family was fainted due to excessive grief and was placed in the Jingangshan Hotel for treatment.

The report said that the Korean family group will return to Sokcho, Gangwon-do, South Korea from the Mount Kumgang Hotel at around 1 pm. The Korean family members who participated in the second round of the reunion of the Korean and Korean families will also start from Sokcho tomorrow morning, and during the 23-25th period, they will carry out the same reunion activities as the first round. In the second round of reunion, there will be 361 Korean families and 88 North Korean families.

Responsible Editor: Zhao Yanlong

US Army Chief of Staff: US-China Army will conduct a mechanism dialogue

Xinhuanet Beijing, February 22 (Reporter Zhang Yi) US Army Chief of Staff Raymond · Odilno said in Beijing on the 22nd that the United States and China will conduct a mechanismal dialogue between the two countries, hopefully The first meeting of the dialogue was held during the year.

Odilno said at a media interview held at the US Embassy in China that his visit to China was the first important exchange between the US and the US military after the meeting between the leaders of the two countries last year. In the discussion, a mechanismal dialogue was established between the two countries’ army.

He revealed that the topics of the dialogue mainly include humanitarian assistance, disaster relief, peacekeeping operations, and inter-military exchanges at all levels.

He believes that the US and Chinese armed forces have much in common, and both sides must attach importance to exchanges, dialogue, understanding and mutual trust. “The United States and China are important countries in the Pacific region and it is of great significance to create a stable environment for the economic development of their respective countries. & rdquo; He said.

Fan Changlong, vice chairman of the Central Military Commission, and Fang Fenghui, member of the Central Military Commission and chief of staff, met him at the Bayi Building on the 21st.

Responsible Editor: Zhao Yanlong

Ukrainian opposition urges president to resign elections before the end of May

China News Service February 22nd According to foreign media reports, Ukrainian opposition leader Klitschko on the 22nd urged the parliament to pass a resolution requesting the country’s president Yanukovych to resign immediately.

Krychinko said, “We must respond to the demands of the people and pass a resolution urging Yanukovych to resign immediately. “The Ukrainian parliament is the only legitimate authority to date.”

Krychinko also revealed that Yanukovich had left Kiev. He called for the Ukrainian election to be held before May 25.

Ukrainian President Yanukovych and opposition representatives signed an agreement in Kiev on the 21st to resolve the Ukrainian crisis. The content includes the restoration of the 2004 Ukrainian Constitution, the establishment of a national unity government within 10 days, and the holding of general elections in advance.

Responsible Editor: Zhao Yanlong

How do Germans look at China: 37% think it is an “economic power”

Original title: Survey report shows how Germans look at China

Xinhuanet Berlin, February 19 (Reporter Guo Yang) mentioned China, what do Germans think of? How do they look at China? The latest “China and Germany & mdash;— perception and reality” survey report may answer these questions.

The 2014 edition of the survey report released by the company was completed by Huawei Technologies Germany GmbH, the German Global and Regional Issues Institute GIGA, and the German polling agency TNS Emnid. Investigators selected 1,300 respondents in China and Germany to ask about their level of understanding of each other’s countries.

The results show that when it comes to China, 37% of Germans first responded to “economic powers”, 20% of Germans think “population growth”, 15% of people respectively Think of “Communism” and “Great Wall”, 14% of Germans think of “Chinese food”. In contrast, the Chinese hear the words “Germany” and think of: economic power, car, beer, industrial technology … …

in terms of mutual understanding, 81% of Germans Knowing the Chinese capital, Beijing, and knowing that the German capital of Germany, Germany, is only 50%. 57% of Germans are “unfamiliar with Chinese culture”, and 50% of Chinese people feel the same about German culture. In terms of tourism, 63% of Chinese are interested in German tourism, while only 36% are interested in visiting China.

However, it is not difficult to see that the Germans’ attitude towards China is somewhat contradictory. On the one hand, 60% of Germans admit that China has a great influence on the German economy; 57% of Germans believe that German-Chinese economic relations are as important as German-American economic relations; 42% of Germans say that Chinese investment in Germany will give Germany The job market has a positive impact. On the other hand, 58% of Germans believe that domestic producers are threatened by Chinese products; 49% of Germans admit that they are worried about China’s strong economy.

It is worth noting that young Germans are more open to China and more positive. Only 36% of young people are worried about whether they are worried about China’s strong economy, and this proportion accounts for 51% of the elderly. In addition, young people also showed a more optimistic attitude in achieving a win-win situation through technical cooperation between Germany and China.

Huawei Technology Germany Ltd. Management Person Olaf · Royce analyzed that more personal experiences and more frequent contacts have made young people less worried about foreign culture and possible economic threats. According to him, as the relationship between the two countries becomes closer, the Germans’ views on China will continue to change.

Responsible Editor: Zhang Xiaofang

Han Zhao Sees Japanese Ambassador to Korea to protest Japan’s denial of history

Xinhuanet, Seoul, February 23 (Reporter Song Chengfeng) The South Korean government summoned the Japanese ambassador to the Republic of Korea on the 23rd to strongly protest against the Japanese government’s dispatch of senior officials to participate in the 22nd in Shimane Prefecture, Japan. Island) Day & rdquo; activities.

Li Xiangde, director of the Northeast Asian Bureau of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, summoned the Japanese Minister to the Republic of Korea on the same day to convey the position of the Korean government on the Dokdo issue.

According to the Yonhap News Agency, the South Korean side pointed out in the same day that Dokdo was the first territory that South Korea was embezzled during the Japanese aggression war. The Japanese side’s claim that the territorial sovereignty over Dokdo is tantamount to denying history. The ROK strongly condemns Japan’s unprovoked deficiencies in South Korea’s territory. The South Korean government also mentioned that the Chief Cabinet Secretary of Japan requested to re-investigate the testimony of “comfort women” and condemned the move as a distortion and denial of history by the Japanese government.

The Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs subsequently uploaded an English version of Dokdo’s promotional video on its website and linked the “Women’s Story” (the story of the girl’s story) to the homepage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.

Japan’s Shimane Prefecture, on the 22nd, disregarded South Korea’s resolute opposition to the ninth “Bamboo Island Day” event in Songjiang City, the capital. About 500 people including Japanese government officials, members of parliament, and citizens attended the event.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea issued a statement entitled “Japan’s provocation of Dokdo and the avoidance of comfort women’s problems at the same time” on the 22nd, condemning Japan’s “Takeshima Day” held in Shimane Prefecture. activity. The statement said that Japan has intensified after evading the issue of “comfort women” and provoking Dokdo means that Japan denied the history of aggression against the Korean peninsula during World War II.

Dokdo, called Bamboo Island in Japan, is located in the eastern part of the Korean Peninsula and covers an area of ​​about 0.18 square kilometers. North Korea, South Korea and Japan all claim sovereignty over the island. South Korea actually controls this island.

In March 2005, the Shimane Prefectural Council of Japan passed the regulations of February 22nd of each year as “Bamboo Island Day” to commemorate the official integration of the island into its jurisdiction in 1905. range. The county will hold a commemorative event on February 22 every year from the following year.

Responsible Editor: Qi Yuhan

The Spaniards searched for the tomb of Cervantes after 400 years.

ChinaNet February 23 According to the Russian Communist Youth League Pravda website reported on February 21, Cervantes has been dead for more than 400 years, but recently, Spanish scientists decided to find his grave. They will search along an ancient monastery in Madrid.

Cervantes · Saavedra is the greatest novelist, dramatist and poet in the Spanish literary world. He was born on September 29, 1547. He suffered from severe edema in 1616 and died in Madrid on April 23. His tomb has not been found so far. Critics call his novel Don Quixote the first modern novel in literary history and one of the treasures of world literature. Named after Cervantes, the author of the novel Don Quixote, the Spanish Ministry of Culture recognizes outstanding Spanish writers and awards the winner of the year in December each year.

In order to complete the search, the scientists decided to use the ground penetrating radar to complete the search in the underground space. According to a report by Marquis Molins in 1870, there were nine celebrities whose graves were located. Spanish scientists revealed that: “The women, children and elderly men should be buried under the main altar of the temple. According to information provided by the government, Cervantes was shot and hit the chest and the left hand bone was deformed. Based on this information, we will begin to look for the tomb of Cervantes. In addition, Spanish scientists may also conduct a comparative analysis based on the DNA of the descendants of the great writers to find the skeleton of Cervantes.

Currently, the government allocates 12,000 euros to the first phase of the survey. The scientists will examine all the corpses in the temple for identification and identification, and then bury all the bones in the same place. Earlier, Spanish researcher Louis · Fernando · Prado proposed this initiative to the government in 2011, but the plan for funding was stranded due to lack of funds. (Internship Compilation: Wang Siyang Yang Yuru)

Responsible Editor: Qi Yuhan