Yushchenko insists a new poll date must be appointed as soon as possible

17:35, 10 May 2007
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He urges the anti-crisis group to prepare the necessary legislative changes

President Victor Yushchenko is now holding talks with members of a special group that was set up last Friday to craft changes to Ukraine’s constitution and other laws to hold early parliamentary elections, according to the President`s press-office. 

The group consists of representatives of the country’s government, ruling coalition and opposition, among them Deputy Prime Minister Mykola Azarov, Deputy Speaker Adam Martynyuk, Raisa Bohatyryova, head of the Regions Party parliamentary faction, BYuT leader Yulia Tymoshenko and Vyacheslav Kyrylenko, head of the pro-presidential Our Ukraine bloc.  

Yushchenko insists that they must prepare the necessary legislative changes and compromise on a new poll date as soon as possible.

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