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Ukraine’s parliament does not include impeachment draft law to agenda

Only 110 MPs voted for this decision, while at least 226 votes are needed
14:30, 4 June 2019

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Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine refuses to include the presidential draft law on impeachment to agenda. Only 110 MPs supported such decision, as 112 Ukraine reported.

Earlier President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky submitted the draft law on impeachment to the Verkhovna Rada. Besides, he would sign the law with the norms on impeachment if the document is of good quality.

Ukraine’s Parliament Speaker Andriy Parubiy promised that the parliament would consider this bill.

The bills on impeachment and on the lifting of parliamentary immunity are prepared, as Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration Ruslan Ryaboshapka stated.

Related: Zelensky’s bill on illicit enrichment is wider than all previous ones, - President’s Representative

Moreover, Zelensky sent the letter with a request to urgently consider the draft law on the restriction of MPs’ immunity to Parliamentary Speaker Andriy Parubiy.

On June 3, president Zelensky registered a bill on illicit enrichment No. 10358 in the Parliament. He proposes to punish top officials who own assets which cost is by $12,142 more than the income of the individual.

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