The head of the AP on the vote in Parliament for changes to the electoral law: we Have optimism

Глава АП о голосовании в Раде за изменения в закон о выборах: У нас есть оптимизм

The head of the presidential administration of Ukraine Andriy Bogdan stated that early termination of powers of the Verkhovna Rada of sootvetstvuyuschaya, and this autocalibrate heads of the factions at a meeting with Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky.

“From the point of view of legislation we do not see any problems. All present at the consultations agreed to go to the polls. Embraced the President’s position and agreed on a common position of all factions tomorrow to consider changes to the law on elections of people’s deputies “, – said Andrei Bogdan on air of TV channel “112 Ukraine”.

He noted that during the President’s meetings with heads of parliamentary factions and groups discussed the issue of holding parliamentary elections under the proportional system, and reducing the threshold to 3%. This will be reflected in the bill, which is currently being prepared. “We agree with this way as a temporary for holding these early elections”, – said Andrei Bogdan.

“But our program, our ideology provides for the adoption of the Electoral code with open lists. However, the adoption of this code is not yet possible, given the positions of people’s deputies. However, you can make changes to the current law. Amendments to the law on parliamentary elections will apply to the withdrawal of a majority system and nigeriapercentage barrier to 3%. It’s a compromise,” – said the head of the presidential administration of Ukraine.

The head of the presidential administration said: “Will there be a sufficient number of votes under this bill. There are a significant number of majoritarian MPs. But we have optimism. Somewhere in samutra will be ready bill, possibly signed by the leaders of the factions, and it will be submitted to the Verkhovna Rada “.

He also said that early parliamentary elections should show that Ukraine is a civilized state, “where you can play by the rules and win, where society has reached the point where tangible assets, not promises, but ideas play a decisive role”.

In addition, Andriy Bohdan announced that it would stop his law practice in connection with the appointment to the post of head of the presidential Administration of Ukraine.

“Since the signing of the Decree I am suspending my advocacy. It is officially published in the register of lawyers. And since that time anyone can come by and see that I do not represent anyone in criminal or other process,” he stressed.

We will remind, today the President Vladimir Zelensky signed decree No. 303/2019 on early termination of powers of the Verkhovna Rada and appointment of extraordinary elections, the new head of state appealed to the speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Andrew Parubiy with a request to convene an extraordinary session of Parliament for amending the law on elections of people’s deputies.

Also we will remind, early election of Selenocyanates Radina July 21.

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