MPs turn down proposal to elect Speaker today

11:07, 20 November 2008

78 MPs out of 439 were "for"

MP have not supported the proposal to elect a Verkhovna Rada Speaker on Thursday.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, only 78 lawmakers out of 439 registered in the session hall voted for this.

In particular, the proposal to elect the Verkhovna Rada Speaker on Thursday was supported by 11 MPs from BYuT, 39 – OU-PSD, and 27 – CPU.

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