Sunday, 24 January 2010

Yushchenko: Ukraine's next president will disband rada

Outgoing Ukrainian President Victor Yushchenko believes that whoever gets elected president in the country's Feb. 7 runoff will dissolve the current parliament. Yushchenko announced this on Inter TV channel on Friday evening. "I am convinced that whoever gets elected president will dissolve the parliament," Yushchenko said, adding that he himself won't do this. He also said that he would not revoke his decision to suspend the decree on dissolving the parliament in 2009."The decree has been suspended and will remain so," the president said. Yushchenko also believes thatcooperation between Ukraine's parliament and the Constitutional Court might produce an official interpretation thatwould give a legal basis for settling the parliamentary crisis in Ukraine after the presidential election.

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