MPs to elect Verkhovna Rada Speaker on Thursday

09:43, 20 November 2008

Four candidacies proposed for the post

On Thursday, members of the Ukrainian  parliament will try again to elect the Verkhovna Rada Speaker.

The candidacies of Volodymyr Lytvyn (the Lytvyn’s Bloc), Oleksander Lavrynovych (the Party of Regions), Ivan Pliushch (the Our Ukraine – People’s Self-Defense Bloc), Adam Martyniuk (the Communist Party), are considered for this post. Besides, a draft decree on canceling the parliament’s decision to oust Arseniy Yatseniuk as the Speaker was registered in the Verkhovna Rada.

As UNIAN reported earlier, on November 12, the Verkhovna Rada dismissed Arseniy Yatseniuk from the post  of the parliament’s Speaker.

If you see a spelling error on our site, select it and press Ctrl+Enter