Snap elections might take place in July, - Radical Party leader Lyashko says

Oleg Lyashko said that the elections to the Ukrainian Parliament might be held on July 21
13:12, 21 May 2019

Consultation on the dismissal of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, May 21, 2019
Presidential Administration press office

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

According to Lyashko, the decree on dismissal of the Parliament might appear tomorrow on May 22.

“I think, the President’s decree, as a result of the conversation he will send a letter to the Chairman of the Parliament on the conduction of an extraordinary meeting of the Verkhovna Rada to amend the electoral legislation. The decree might be ready tomorrow,” he said.

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He also noted that his political force will participate in the elections.

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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