Ukrainian Politics, Incidents

 Batkivshchyna faction MPs and its head Tymoshenko left Rada’s coordination board

Head of the Batkivshchyna faction Yulia Tymoshenko and members of this political force have left the meeting of the coordination board of the leaders of factions and chairmen of the parliamentary committees.

The incident occurred after Rada Speaker Andrii Parubii had refused to put to a vote inclusion of four bills on gas extraction tariffs and tax rates in the next week's agenda prior to announcement of findings made by the relevant committees regarding them, Censor.NET reports citing 112 Ukraine television channel.

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Tymoshenko stated that it was possible to submit the bill for the vote without the committee findings if they had not been tabled within 30 days.

"We will remain if you put the issue to a vote. If not, we are leaving this meeting, for it is absurd," the head of the faction said.

"Thank you, I have already said that I am not putting it to a vote," Parubii replied.Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n393089