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Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Rozenko has called into question the legitimacy of the intentions of President Vladimir Zelensky to dissolve the Verkhovna Rada, “Interfax-Ukraine”.
According to Vice-Premier, the feasibility and the benefits of the dissolution of Parliament is obvious to Zelensky, but not for the country. “And then the question of the constitutionality/unconstitutionality of this decision”, — he added. Rozenko also recalled the proposal Zelensky to leave the government to resign and reminded that in accordance with Ukrainian laws, the question of the dissolution of the government is “in the hands of Parliament”.
Before the inauguration Zelensky Rozenko spoke of a possible government shutdown. Then he noted that he sees “no reason to some constitutional method was made some changes in this direction.”
Vladimir Zelensky announced the dissolution of the Verkhovna Rada on may 20 in his speech postintegration. He also urged to resign and the government. According to published earlier in mass-media the project of the presidential decree, the basis for this decision is the insufficient number of deputies in the ruling coalition.
Formally, the ruling coalition in Ukraine is not in 2016, however, officially ending its existence was not announced until 17 may 2019 about withdrawal from the ruling coalition announced the faction “people’s front”. The speaker of Parliament has announced the collapse of the coalition and appointed a 30-day period for consultations on a new coalition agreement. During this period the President has no right to dissolve the Parliament.
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