Ukrainian parliament cancels mayor's election date of May 30

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Feb. 16, 2010, 12:59 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine
The Ukrainian parliament has cancelled its resolution slating local council elections for May 30. A total of 250 MPs out of the 420 registered in the session hall on Tuesday voted for a resolution declaring invalid a parliament resolution setting the next election of deputies to local councils, as well as the election of town and village heads in 2010.

Parliament First Vice Speaker Oleksandr Lavrynovych told reporters on Monday that MPs should decide on the date of holding local elections within a week.
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