KIEV, April 10. /ITAR-TASS/. The Communist Party's deputies walked out of the Ukrainian parliament meeting on Thursday in protest over the fire in the party's central office in Kiev.
The deputies' leader Petro Symonenko said they would not participate in parliament meetings until law enforcement authorities investigated the case of arson and brought those guilty to justice. "I address law enforcement authorities and demand an investigation into the committed crime and legal proceedings against those involved. All are known. The CP deputies will not participate in parliament work until the criminals are identified."
A fire broke out in the Communist Party's central office in Kiev overnight. Nobody was hurt. The first and the second floors of the building were seriously damaged by the blaze, which supposedly was caused by arson.