“We decided that we would not vote for the bills that will be
considered at this session, expect for our resolutions, which concern
the cancellation of those bills that were voted with in blatant
violation of the rules of procedure and the constitution,” he said at a
briefing on the sidelines of the parliament on Thursday, Sept. 6.
Tomenko described as a PR move a statement by the leader of the
Regions Party faction in parliament, Oleksandr Yefremov, regarding the
party’s intention to vote for the bill on the cancellation of deputy
He said that this bill requires amendments to the constitution and at
least 300 votes in favor. In addition, the bill cannot be voted on at
the last session of the current parliament.