Ukraine protest leader vague on premiership offer

JIM HEINTZ MARIA DANILOVA Associated Press Published:

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- A top Ukrainian protest leader says the opposition is ready to accept leadership of the country, but isn't immediately accepting embattled President Viktor Yanukovych's offer to become prime minister.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk's statement Saturday several hours after Yanukovych's offer of the premiership leaves the adversaries in Ukraine's two-month-long political crisis still jockeying for position.