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Zelensky convenes National Security Council meeting on emerging from constitutional crisis

Source : 112 Ukraine

The situation with Head of the Constitutional Court Oleksandr Tupytsky was considered at the NSDC meeting
19:09, 29 December 2020

NSDC session
Presidential Administration press office

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky held a meeting of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) for a solution to the issue of emerging from the constitutional crisis as Ukrayinska Pravda reported citing Zelensky’s Spokesperson Yulia Mendel.

“Today (on December 29) President Volodymyr Zelensky convened a meeting of the National Security and Defense Council; particularly, the issue of the constitutional crisis is considered,” Mendel stated.

She added that the details of the meeting will be reported later. The meeting has finished.

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Meanwhile, member of the Supervisory Board of Ukrzalisnytsia Serhiy Leshchenko reported on Telegram reported that the situation concerning Head of the Constitutional Court Oleksandr Tupytsky was considered at the NSDC meeting.

According to Leshchenko, President Zelensky will issue a decree on the suspension of Tupytsky from the position for a month according to the Criminal and Proceeding Code of Ukraine.

On December 28, the Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine sent President Volodymyr Zelensky an appeal, asking him to temporarily remove Head of Constitutional Court Oleksandr Tupytsky from his office.

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Earlier, President's Envoy in Constitutional Court Fedir Venislavsky claimed that Tupytsky was supposed to show up at the Office of Prosecutor General on Monday, December 28; he was supposed to receive the charge papers there.

 

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