The coalition of the Ukrainian Parliament has ceased to be. Andriy Parubiy, the speaker said this at a plenary session on May 17.
'Today, the coalition of European Ukraine MP faction in the Verkhovna Rada of the Eighth Convocation has ceased to be. According to Part of Article 83 of Constitution of Ukraine, the new coalition should be formed within one month since today, the moment when the coalition stopped working', Parubiy stated.
He urged fellow MPs to start working on the new coalition and begin the consultations on shaping it.
Under Article 83, the coalition of MP factions is shaped in the Verkhovna Rada, with 226 MPs in it. This body makes the simple majority in the Parliament. The coalition offers the President candidacies of Prime Minister and Cabinet members.
Under these conditions, President-elect Volodymyr Zelensky will have no authority to disband the current Parliament; if there is no coalition, and the new one is not shaped yet, the head of the state has no such power.