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KIEV, February 14, 22:27 /ITAR-TASS/. Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich is expected to submit to the Verkhovna Rada, or national parliament, the candidature of his nominee for the post of the country’s Prime Minister, which has been vacant after the resignation of Nikolai Azarov, already next week, speaker of the parliament Vladimir Rybak said in an interview with the Rada television channel and the Golos Ukrainy (Voice of Ukraine) newspaper on Friday.
As of today, the president has not yet presented his nominee, Rybak said, adding that he hoped the president would do it next week.
Under the current regulations, the Verkhovna Rada has five days to consider the candidature of a presidential nominee for the post.