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Zelensky to visit Constitution Court’s session on consideration of Parliament’s dissolution

On June 11, the Court will look into the legitimacy of Zelensky's order to dissolve the Parliament
18:14, 10 June 2019

Volodymyr Zelensky at a joint press conference with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels, June 4, 2019
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President Volodymyr Zelensky intends to personally visit the session of the Constitution Court of Ukraine, where the case on the legitimacy of his case on the dissolution of the parliament will be considered. He reported that on Facebook.

“Tomorrow, the Constitution Court of Ukraine will consider the issue of the dissolution of the parliament. I was invited to the session. It will be the first case over the 28-year history of independent Ukraine, when the president will come to the session of the Constitution Court. That’s how it is going to be, not the other way around, when “the owner calls his servants, his judges to his cabinet”. I will definitely come,” the Ukrainian president assured.

Related: Ukraine’s Supreme Court refuses to consider case on lawfulness of dissolution of parliament

He expressed confidence in his position and reminded why he dissolved the parliament.

‘We are sure in our legal position but the most important is my position as the president: when I dissolved the parliament; it was and it is the great request of the Ukrainian people. The will of people, I will always defend it. I support you, and tomorrow I will feel your support,” the President said.

Zelensky reminded that the session should start on June 11, at 10 a.m.

As we reported the Constitutional Court of Ukraine defined the case on the dissolution of the Verkhovna Rada as urgent and will consider it on June 11.

Related: Poroshenko calls Zelensky’s order on dissolution of parliament unconstitutional

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky officially dissolved the Verkhovna Rada and appointed the snap elections for July 21. The Cabinet of Ministers should provide the financing of the elections.

On May 24, the electoral process kicked off in Ukraine.

According to the Ukrainian legislation, the electoral process of snap elections begins on the next day after the President’s decree on early termination of the mandate of Verkhovna Rada and appointment of the new elections is published. Therefore, the electoral process starts on May 24, without Central Commission making any decisions.

 

 

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