Verkhovna Rada Speaker closes plenary session early  

Source : 112 Ukraine

The MPs will continue consultations on land reform, preparation of the bill for the second reading and consideration of the document in the session hall
17:19, 17 December 2019

Dmytro Razumkov, the Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine
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Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Dmytro Razumkov opened and immediately closed the evening plenary session of the parliament. 112 Ukraine TV channel broadcasted the session.

320 MPs registered in the session hall.

“Consultations will continue today and tomorrow, that is why there was a proposition from all the factions and parliamentary groups to continue working today not in the plenary regime. However, as the evening plenary session is due, I propose to organize work in the following way. We open the evening plenary session now and close it early. After that, we return to consultations.”

Earlier, Razumkov early closed the morning plenary session of the Verkhovna Rada and urged members of the Agrarian Committee to meet urgently to resolve organizational issues.

As we reported Ukrainian farmers came to a protest near the building of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. They protest against the land sale. Such protests take place in eight regions of Ukraine.

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Besides, the pepper gas was sprayed during the protest against the land sale near the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. A police officer is among the affected.

Later the partakers of the protest against the land sale scuffle with the law enforcers near the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.

On November 13, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine supported the committee bill on the opening of the agricultural land market № 2178-10 as a basis.

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