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 Klitschko Demanded Regions Deputy to Apologize for Telling Gerashchenko to Close Her Mouth

Deputy Grigor Kaletnik verbally abused pregnant colleague Iryna Gerashchenko when she was giving a speech in the parliament.

Ukrainian Pravda reports that the incidentoccurred when Gerashchenko advocated for a decree on the Europeanintegration. "You know, I understand that this is not akindergarten or Institute for Noble Maidens, but what the membersof the Party of Regions do shows that people here are like acursing uncle bobs from a bad joke," outragedGerashchenko.

"These people are sitting in the front row, andtheir behavior is not anything like people's deputies. I ask theRegulation Committee to take their behavior under consideration.Those deputies who say words that you will not hear in a barn," shesaid. She said that she would not repeat these words. "Let themcommunicate within their own cesspool," saidGerashchenko.

Later Gerashchenko wrote on her Facebook pagethat Kaletnik said something like "Yeah, go already, do not let herspeak, shut her mouth, and so on ..." After the incident VitaliKlitschko came to Kaletnik's seat and had a talk with him. TheRegulation Committee and law enforcement agencies did not doanything to Regions member, ex-deputy Petro Melnyk who pushedGerashchenko out of the polling station lastyear.

Klitschko told reporters that he had askedKaletnik to apologize. Photo Lesia Orobets

Hryhorii Kaletnik is the father of DeputySpeaker Ihor Kaletnik, and uncle of another deputy - OksanaKaletnik. During the election, Kaletnik was accused of usingadministrative resources regarding students of VinnitsaAgricultural University who were forced to campaign for thecandidate at weekends. In addition, Kaletnik's main competitor wasimprisoned in the midst of the election campaign.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/p229627