Ukraine’s parliament to consider impeachment bill on September 12

Source : 112 Ukraine

The profile committee recommended the Verkhovna Rada to adopt the bill as the basis and generally
14:26, 9 September 2019

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The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine will consider the bill on the impeachment of the president #1012 on September 12 as 112 Ukraine reported citing First Deputy Head of Servant of the People party Oleksandr Kornienko.

“The bill on the special procedure of the removing of the president of Ukraine from the post included on agenda of Thursday. It is that law on impeachment, which was highly discussed in Ukraine but we will consider it, vote for it for the first time,” Kornienko said.

Related: Bill on impeachment published

On June 6, the parliament of the previous convocation adopted the bill #1098 on the temporary investigative and special commissions of the parliament, which supposes the settlement of the procedure of the impeachment of the president. Zelensky did not sign this document.

On May 29, 2019, Volodymyr Zelensky filed his own draft law on impeachment to the Verkhovna Rada. However, the parliament did not include it on the agenda.

On the first working day of the new Verkhovna Rada, the president filed the impeachment bill once more. The profile committee recommended the parliament to adopt the bill as the basis and generally.

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