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KIEV, January 29, 20:27 /ITAR-TASS/. Oppositionist factions in the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s national parliament, are not ready to vote for a bill on amnesty proposed by the parliamentary majority, Nikolai Tomenko, an MP representing the Batkivshchina party said Wednesday in the brims of the Rada session.
“Preliminary discussions in the Batkivshchina and UDAR parties have shown we aren’t ready for a compromise like the version of the amnesty law proposed by the majority and we believe that the /initial/ option of amnesty should be left unchanged,” he said.
At the time of reporting, the parliamentary factions were holding separate consultations on the bill.