Parliament appointed early election of Kyiv Mayor

15:29, 18 March 2008
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The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine appointed an early election of the Kyiv Mayor and the Kyiv City Council.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, the parliament has supported the decree on carrying out an early election of the Kyiv Mayor and the Kyiv City Council. 246 out of 441 lawmakers, registered in the chamber, voted for this.

The faction of the Party of Regions abstained from voting.

In line with the decree, the early election of the Kyiv Mayor will take place on May 25 (the last Sunday after the 70-day period since the date when the decree comes into force).

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