KIEV, January 23, 22:45 /ITAR-TASS/. The Ukrainian parliament will gather for an extraordinary session on January 28 this year, the Ukrainian parliament’s press service reported on Thursday.
The session is due to start at 12:00 Moscow time.
“The Ukrainian parliament has registered the initiative of people’s deputies which is in line with the country’s Constitution. In this connection, the parliament’s speaker announces that an extraordinary session of Ukrainian parliament of the 7th convocation will meet on Tuesday, January 28,” the parliament says in its report.
Earlier on Thursday, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich launched an initiative to hold an extraordinary parliamentary session. He said the parliament should consider issues related to the current political situation in Russia.
“Mass riots that took place recently were accompanied by violence, bloodshed and arsons. In short, the situation is calling for immediate settlement,” the Russian president emphasized.