The Verkhovna Rada has not supported the candidacy of Volodymyr Ohryzko for the post of the Foreign Minister of Ukraine.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, 196 out of 438 lawmakers, present at the session, voted for this.

The factions of CPU, Party of Regions, and SPU, did not vote for the candidacy of V.Ohryzko.

Top deputy speaker Adam Martyniuk stressed that now President of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko has to submit a new candidacy for the consideration of the parliament.