Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada will meet for extraordinary meeting on March 5

Source : 112 Ukraine

The Parliament will decide on expression of no confidence in Prosecutor General Ruslan Ryaboshapka
22:33, 4 March 2020

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The Verkhovna Rada will meet tomorrow, March 5, for an extraordinary meeting. The MPs will discuss the issue related to law enforcement agencies, as the Parliament Speaker Dmytro Razumkov stated. The broadcast was conducted by the Rada television channel.

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"In connection with the requirement of 152 MPs to convene an extraordinary plenary meeting of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of the IX convocation (...) convene an extraordinary meeting at 18:30 on March 5, 2020, at which the issue of expressing no confidence in the Prosecutor General Ryaboshapka Ruslan," – Razumkov said.

As we reported before, today the Verkhovna Rada has accepted the resignation of Oleksiy Honcharuk from the post of Prime Minister and his government. 353 MPs voted for the corresponding draft resolution No. 3158.

Yesterday it became known that the Prime Minister wrote a letter of resignation. The relevant parliamentary committee supported the decision to dismiss Honcharuk from his office. President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has proposed to replace him with Denys Shmygal. The faction supported the offer and voted in favor of Shmygal's candidacy.

Later, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine appointed Denys Shmygal as the Prime Minister of Ukraine.

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Also, newly-appointed Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmygal and members of his government have taken the oath. The PM read out the text of the oath at the Verkhovna Rada after the support of the new composition of the Cabinet of Ministers by the majority of votes.




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