Servant of the People “will determine its position regarding the blocking of 112 Ukraine, NewsOne and ZIK TV channels” after consideration at a meeting of the faction, according to the chairman of the faction Davyd Arakhamia, as Ukrainian News agency reports.
“Now, we have to convene a faction and decide jointly, to listen,” Arakhamia said.
The parliamentarian added that at the moment the political force has no position on the issue of the imposed sanctions against 112 Ukraine, NewsOne, and ZIK TV channels since this issue was not discussed.
Earlier, MP Danylo Hetmantsev and Anton Polyakov expressed their position, who noted that the “predicted result of the closure of any media is an increase in its popularity.”
On February 2, Volodymyr Zelensky signed a decree on sanctions against 112 Ukraine, NewsONE, and ZiK TV channels. By this decree, he enforced the decision of the National Security and Defense Council on sanctions on the cancellation of the broadcasting licenses of the TV channels belonging to Taras Kozak (112 Ukraine, NewsOne, ZIK). According to the decree that is eligible since the moment of signature, the TV channels faced sanctions that will be active for five years. These sanctions make the broadcasting process impossible.