Ukraine’s parliament rebels against new president’s decree

Ukrainian party leaders have rebelled against the new president’s decision to disband parliament and ignored his call to amend the election law.

Parliamentary leaders met with Volodymyr Zelenskiy and had publicly backed his plans to hold early elections under new rules.

But in a surprising turnaround, parliament speaker Andriy Parubiy told MPs that Mr Zelenskiy’s decree to call snap elections runs against the law.

Parliament also declined to even discuss Mr...
source: Windsor Observer

2019-05-22 15:18
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