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The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, has registered a letter of resignation submitted by Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman.

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"Groysman's resignation letter was registered on May 23," head of the Verkhovna Rada's press service Iryna Karmeliuk told UNIAN.

Karmeliuk added now the parliament should consider this issue and decide on the resignation of the government.

"But the Cabinet of Ministers performs its duties until a new government is elected," she said.

The next plenary week in parliament will take place from May 28 to May 31.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on May 20 announced the dissolution of the Verkhovna Rada and early parliamentary elections. He also proposed the current government to resign.

A few hours later, Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman announced his decision to resign following the next government meeting on Wednesday, May 22.