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Yushchenko, Yanukovych Meet


http://gdb.rferl.org/25928BB8-A182-4980-9456-2B1FBD5C08E8_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/25928BB8-A182-4980-9456-2B1FBD5C08E8_mw800_mh600.jpg President Viktor Yushchenko (left) with Viktor Yanukovych at earlier talks, on July 20 (ITAR-TASS) July 31, 2006 -- President Viktor Yushchenko met today with his former Orange Revolution rival Viktor Yanukovych to discuss ways out of Ukraine's four-month-old political crisis.


Talks between Yushchenko, his former Orange Revolution allies, and the pro-Russian parliamentary majority, which nominated Yanukovych for prime minister, have so far yielded no agreement.


Yushchenko has until August 2 to submit Yanukovych's nomination to parliament. After that, he can dissolve the legislature and call early elections.


(UNIAN, Interfax-Ukraine)

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