VR turned down candidacies of Ohryzko and Korol

12:46, 22 February 2007
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Now President of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko has to submit new candidacies for posts of Foreign Minister and SBU chief for the consideration of the parliament.

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.

In addition, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine did not agree to appoint Victor Korol as the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) chief.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, only 190 lawmakers out of 431, present in the chamber, voted for this candidacy.

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

Now President of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko has to submit new candidacies for the consideration of the parliament.

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