“On Saturday [September 15] I sent the draft national budget back to
the cabinet,” Verkhovna Rada Chairman Volodymyr Lytvyn said while
opening a sitting of the conciliatory council of the parliament on
Monday, Sept. 17.
According to him, the parliamentary committee on budget considered the document at a meeting.
Lytvyn added that while drafting the national budget, the Cabinet of
Ministers should have taken into account the president’s proposals, as
stipulated in his annual address to the parliament.