09:54 Apr. 13, 2016
Ukrainian Parliament was closed without debating the resignation of Arseniy Yatsenyuk
Head of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc's parliamentary faction Yuriy Lutsenko announces agreement that has eventually been reached on the candidacy of prime minister and the composition of a new Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers.
"Yesterday, on Cosmonautics Day, I was going to establish an agency for the search of extraterrestrial intelligence. As it doesn't exist here. But at midnight signs of intelligence revealed themselves on our hills," Lutsenko sarcastically wrote on Facebook in the early hours of Wednesday (April 13). "A candidate for prime minister and the composition of the government have been agreed."
As UNIAN reported the evening meeting of the Ukrainian Parliament on Tuesday (April 12) was closed without debating the resignation of acting Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk or the appointment of his proposed successor, incumbent Parliament Speaker Volodymyr Groysman along with new Cabinet members.
First Vice Speaker Andriy Parubiy, who chaired the meetings on Tuesday, announced that the next meeting was scheduled for 10:00 local time on Wednesday, April 13, and invited all lawmakers to attend it.
Reporting by UNIAN