The new President of Ukraine, Volodimir Selenski, has announced the dissolution of Parliament. "I dissolve the Parliament," said Selenski at the ceremony of his inauguration in Kyiv on Monday.
In his speech before the deputies to the departure on Monday in Kiev, he also announced new elections in two months. The background is that Selenski does not have its own majority in Parliament to push through reforms. Originally, the options for October were provided.
The President announced also that the immunity of the deputies to repeal, as well as to launch an Initiative against enrichment in office. He also wants to dismiss the head of the secret service and the attorney General.
The 41-Year-old is the youngest President the country ever had. He stands for a Pro-European course. The actor, who had played for years in a TV series to the President, replaces the defeated oligarch Petro Poroshenko. Some high-ranking politicians had already declared in the last days of her resignation, including the Minister Pawel Klimkin outside. The Minister of defence Stepan Poltorak, resigned on Monday shortly after the speech.
on Friday, the government party, the popular front of the former Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk had announced, from the coalition to withdraw. Selenski urged on Monday the government as a whole, the resignation. (nag/sda)
Created: 20.05.2019, 10:50 PM