Ukraine's parliament speaker sees no grounds for disbanding Rada

21:26, 04 February 2020
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Parliament speaker Razumkov / Photo from UNIAN

"I personally do not see any grounds for disbanding the parliament ... I understand that there can be different debates, but the parliament has immunity for a year. If we are talking about a list of issues allowing the dissolution of the parliament, prerequisites, then it seems to me that's not the case," he said on Channel 112 Ukraine, answering a question about the possibility of holding early parliamentary elections this autumn.

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The parliament has been working, and it has a "monocoalition" that passes bills, he said.

"As a speaker or a citizen, I don't see any prerequisites from the legal point of view or the effectiveness of Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada for disbanding the Rada of the 9th convocation," the speaker said.

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