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Several more inter-faction deputy groups set up in parliament

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March 20, 2013, 11:43 a.m. | Politics — by Interfax-Ukraine

Ukrainian Parliament Speaker Volodymyr Rybak announced the creation of several inter-faction deputy groups at a morning plenary meeting on Tuesday, March 19, 2013.
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Ukrainian Parliament Speaker Volodymyr Rybak announced the creation of several inter-faction deputy groups at a morning plenary meeting on Tuesday, March 19.

In particular, lawmakers created an inter-faction deputy group "For Domestic Industrialists and Entrepreneurs - Employers of Ukraine."

Anatoliy Hirshfeld, the deputy chairman of the parliamentary committee on information and information technology and the head of the Hranit Kharkiv Regional Employers' Organization, was appointed its head.

Oleksiy Azarov, Prime Minister Mykola Azarov's son, became the head of an inter-faction deputy group "An Action Group on Promoting Cooperation between Ukraine and France."

An inter-faction group "South of Ukraine" was also set up in parliament, headed by MP Mykhailo Opanaschenko.

An inter-faction deputy group "New Sumy Region" was headed by Ihor Miroshnichenko.

Viacheslav Zadorozhny became the head of an inter-faction deputy group "For the Native Dnipropetrovsk Region."

Lawmakers also created an inter-faction deputy group "Volyn" (one of its co-chairs is Ihor Yeremeyev).

According to the parliament speaker, an inter-faction deputy group "For the Ukrainian Language" was also created in parliament, and MP Oleksandr Doniy became its head.

An inter-faction deputy group "Bukovyna" was headed by MP Mykola Fedoruk.

In addition, MPs set up an inter-faction deputy group "For International Concord and Civil Peace." MP Volodymyr Kolesnichenko is a co-chair of the group.

An inter-faction deputy group "Kyiv Region" was headed by Yaroslav Moskalenko.

The Ukraine-Armenia group was also created in parliament.

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