Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Volodymyr Rybak announced a break in the sitting of the parliament till 10.30 am.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, he announced the break almost immediately after the beginning of the sitting, when lawmakers congratulated mass media employees on professional holiday.

The Speaker explained that lawmakers from the UDAR and Batkivshchyna asked for the break because they want to carry out consultations concerning today’s sitting.

V. Rybak invited leaders of the factions to his office.