Decree on dismissal of Verkhovna Rada signed

Source : 112 Ukraine

Snap elections to Ukraine's Parliament might be held on July 21, 2019
17:54, 21 May 2019

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President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky signed the decree on the dismissal of Verkhovna Rada and appointed the election on July 21 as the decree#303/2019 reported.

The Cabinet of Ministers is ordered to provide the financing of the elections.

The decree comes into force from the moment it is published.

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Earlier, after the consultations with President Zelensky Oleg Lyashko, the header of Radical Party of Ukraine, said that snap elections to the Parliament of Ukraine might be held on July 21.

Later, Zelensky’s Advisor on legal issues Andriy Bogdan confirmed that snap elections to Ukraine’s Parliament might be held on July 21

Zelensky dismissed Ukrainian Parliament at his inauguration and announced early elections after he took an oath of allegiance to the Ukrainian people.  

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Volodymyr Zelensky assumed the office and became the sixth president of Ukraine. The solemn ceremony of inauguration took place in Kyiv on Monday, May 20. The new head of the state greeted the audience that welcomed him at Mariinsky Park in the downtown Kyiv. Zelensky passed the improvised corridor in the park, shaking hands and making selfies with his supporters. The head of the state made the oath the traditional way, with his right hand on Peresopnytsia Gospels and the Constitution of Ukraine. In his bold speech, the new leader announced he would dismiss the Ukrainian Parliament. He also urged the Ukrainian Government to resign if they could not act effectively anymore.

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