Rada Committee recommends to approve resignation of PM Yatsenyuk

15:11, 12 April 2016

Verkhovna Rada Committee on Legal Policy and Justice has decided to recommend to Parliament to approve resignation of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, committee member, MP from the Samopomich faction Ruslan Sydorovych wrote on Facebook.


"The Committee has decided to dismiss Yatsenyuk. But!!! It decided to recommend canceling the decision of the Verkhovna Rada of February 16, 2016, on the recognition of the results of a vote of no confidence in the Cabinet of Ministers. I believe such a version of the resolution will be submitted to a vote in the session hall," MP said.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Sunday announced his resignation, which should be authorized by lawmakers on Tuesday. His resignation has offered a chance to set up a new coalition in parliament and form a new government.

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