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LUHANSK, November 6. /TASS/. The first meeting of the People’s Council of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) that was elected on Sunday may be held on Monday, head of the republic’s Central Election Commission (CEC) Sergey Koziyakov told TASS on Thursday.
“We need to make identity documents for the deputies, call them and gather for a meeting that will be most likely held on Monday,” Koziyakov said.
According to him, the speaker of the new People’s Council is expected to be elected at the first meeting.
Koziyakov said that 35 deputies from the Peace for Luhanshchina movement and 15 deputies from the Luhansk Economic Union have been elected to the parliament.
Former head of the People’s Council Alexey Karyakin of the Peace for Luganshchina list told TASS that under the republic’s legislation, the LPR head should present to the parliament for approval the candidate for prime minister. Karyakin said Gennady Tsypkalov who ran in the elections with the Peace for Luhanshchina movement may retain the prime minister’s post.
Elections of the LPR head and lawmakers of the republic’s People’s Council took place on November 2. In line with final results of the elections, incumbent head Igor Plotnitsky won with 63.08% of the vote (some 445,000 voters). Plotnitsky’s movement Peace for Luhanshchina won elections to the People’s Council (69.42%).