Ukrainian PM to return home early from visit to Rome

Reuters

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk will return to Kiev from a visit to Italy on Saturday, a day earlier than planned, his office said.

"We are returning today because of the situation in the country," a spokeswoman for Yatseniuk told Reuters.

Yatseniuk had planned to attend the canonization ceremonies on Sunday for former Roman Catholic pontiffs John Paul II and John XXIII.

(Reporting by Pavel Polityuk; Writing by Christian Lowe)

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