Presidential Decree Dissolving Parliament Comes Into Force
According to the document, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine should ensure the financing of early parliamentary elections
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyi’s decree on the early termination of the powers of the Verkhovna Rada of the eighth convocation and the setting of early elections for July 21 has come into force.
A respective decree was published in the government’s Uriadovy Kurier newspaper today. The decree comes into force on the day it’s published.
“Being guided by Part 2 of Article 77, Parts 6 and 7 of Article 83, paragraph 1 of Part 2 of Article 90 of the Constitution of Ukraine and in accordance with paragraphs 7 and 8 of Part 1 of Article 106 of the Constitution of Ukraine, I resolve to terminate the powers of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of the eighth convocation ahead of schedule and set early elections to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine for July 21, 2019,” the decree reads.
According to the document, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine should ensure the financing of early parliamentary elections.
Zelenskyi announced the dissolution of the Verkhovna Rada in his inaugural speech on Monday.
On Tuesday, he signed a decree on the early termination of the powers of the parliament.