Yekhanurov is expected to talk with members of the outgoing government and political party chiefs in his consultations to form a new government. He has said ensuring stability will be his top priority.
In announcing the sackings, Yushchenko said intergovernmental strife connected to allegations of corruption was interfering with the goals of his government. Yushchenko had promised to stamp out corruption seen as widespread under former President Leonid Kuchma.
(compiled from news agency reports)
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