The Administration of the President of Ukraine declares that they are not preparing any draft laws on equality of rights and did not discuss this topic with the deputy of the European Parliament Rebecca Harms. This is stated in the AP's comments for Interfax-Ukraine.
"No one from the Administration has called or discussed this topic with Rebecca Harms, there is a high probability it was just prank," the presidential administration reported.
Earlier we reported that Petro Poroshenko, the President of Ukraine, will present a bill on equal rights next week, as Rebecca Harms, the European Parliament Member, said after the Equality March in Kyiv, Interfax Ukraine reports.
“Today in the morning I have received a call and Poroshenko informed me that he would not only support the March with the state institutions but also that he intends to present a draft bill on equal rights next week,” she said.
Later, Maxym Eristavi, Harm’s Advisor, in his commentary for Interfax Ukraine specified that Poroshenko informed about his intentions concerning the legislative initiative which will be connected with Ukrainians’ LGBT rights within the European legislative standards.
Earlier, mass media informed that the Ministry of Justice considered a possibility to legalize the register of the civil partnership of the same-sex couples.