The Kyiv Post welcomes feedback about our new website and we stand ready to fix any problems users might encounter in our test phase. Contact us at: news@kyivpost.com or +38-044-591-3344. Thank you!

Share Tweet Pocket Add to Bookmarks
You're reading: Regions Party deputies walk out of parliament in protest against actions by BYT

The Verkhovna Rada meeting on Friday will no longer be held, the leader of the Regions Party faction, Oleksandr Yefremov, has said.

"There will be no meeting today," he said at a briefing on Friday, March 16.

Yefremov said that members of his faction had left the session hall.

"Our deputies have left the hall, because we don’t understand the actions of our colleagues at all," he said.

Yefremov said that the faction would not work in this way but that it works "in accordance with the regulations approved at a meeting of the conciliatory council."

"If our colleagues again start getting emotional and doing what they do, we will switch to another format of work," he said.

As reported, the deputies of the BYT-Batkivschyna faction on Friday blocked the rostrum of parliament. They, in particular, demanded that Ukrainian Prosecutor General Viktor Pshonka immediately come to parliament to explain the reasons for the non-admission of people’s deputies to the Kachanivska penal colony.

Found a spelling error? Let us know – highlight it and press Ctrl + Enter.

Advertisement

Add comment

Sorry, you must be logged in to post a comment.
More in this section
Attention

Add a picture
Choose file
Add a quote
Attention

Are you sure you want to delete your comment?

Attention

Are you sure you want to delete all user's comments?

Attention

Are you sure you want to unapprove user's comment?

Attention

Are you sure you want to move to spam user's comment?

Attention

Are you sure you want to move to trash user's comment?

Spelling error report

The following text will be sent to our editors: