ECHR rules not to revise its judgement on Beslan hostage taking caseWorld September 19, 19:18
Trump vows to 'totally destroy North Korea' if threatenedWorld September 19, 17:50
Russian top brass calls on US to not hamper Damascus’ fight against terrorismMilitary & Defense September 19, 17:49
Zapad-2017 exercise puts Russian army’s "nervous system" to testMilitary & Defense September 19, 17:33
Ukrainian conflict led to spike in hate speech, Russophobia — Council of EuropeWorld September 19, 17:00
Russian regions contribute scores of natural stones for memorial to Gulag victimsSociety & Culture September 19, 16:45
Warsaw police hunting vandals who desecrated Soviet military cemeteryWorld September 19, 16:39
Donbass truce first step towards lifting anti-Russian sanctions — German top diplomatWorld September 19, 16:36
Moscow court arrests man suspected of stabbing hiker to deathSociety & Culture September 19, 16:34
KIEV, November 6. /TASS/. A coalition agreement in the Ukrainian parliament, Verkhovna Rada, may be signed in about a month from now, Deputy Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, one of the leaders of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc, said at Thursday’s meeting with representatives of the European Business Association.
Asked when a coalition agreement might be concluded, he replied that “there is still some time before the first session of parliament.”
“In reality, this may happen on December 1. In other words, we have time to create a fundamental plan and, once the coalition is up and running and the parliament has met in first session, to create a government that will be working according to that plan,” Groisman said.
He said the Petro Poroshenko Bloc was prepared to team up with Popular Front, Samopomich (Self-Help) and Oleh Lyashko’s Radical Party.
“We are open to the idea of a coalition of five political forces which have vowed their allegiance to our country’s democratic development and integration with the EU,” he said.
Groysman said that his party was considering a future coalition agreement “as an action plan, a list of pledges we shall make to Ukraine, the people and the government.”
Ukraine on October 26 held early parliamentary elections. The Popular Front party led by Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk emerged as the winner. The pro-presidential Petro Poroshenko Bloc placed second and Samopomich (Self-Help) came in third. Other parties that have entered parliament are the Opposition Bloc, former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko’s Batkivshchyna and Oleh Lyashko’s Radical Party. When the early election returns were announced, some parliamentary parties declared the intention to create a coalition.