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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Speaker Oleksandr Turchynov and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk who met the leaders of deputy factions and parliamentary groups after a plenary meeting on Thursday agreed to cut the campaign’s duration from 60 to 45 days following parliament’s decision to cut the 2014 budget expenses.
The politicians agreed to prepare a draft of amendments to the country’s election law, the parliament’s press service reports. They also agreed to hold consultations to discuss the introduction of a proportionate election system with open electoral lists and the restoration of electoral blocs as the subjects of the election process.