Zelenskyi Addresses Constitutional Court During Hearing

The Court will consider the constitutionality of the Presidential Decree calling for early Parliament elections.


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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyi expects the Constitutional Court to make a fair decision in the case on the constitutionality of a presidential decree on the dissolution of the Verkovna Rada, Ukraine’s Parliament.

He said this in his speech at the Constitutional Court on June 11, 2019, according to a Ukrinform correspondent.

“Society is following this matter very carefully. You are definitely aware of it and, I think, you will make a fair decision, of which we will not be ashamed before our people, before our children, before all Ukrainians,” Zelenskyi said.

At the same time, he said that the decree on the dissolution of the Verkhovna Rada fully corresponds to the spirit and the letter of the law.

“Our legal position is undeniable and flawless,” he said.

On June 11, 2019 at 10:00am, the Grand Chamber of the Constitutional Court started considering the case on the compliance with the Constitution of Ukraine of the presidential decree “On the early termination of the powers of the Verkhovna Rada of the eighth convocation and the calling of early elections.”

The case will be heard in the form of oral proceedings. No information has been given on when a decision will be rendered and released.

Source Ukrinform
date 11.06.2019
categories Ukraine
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