The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s parliament, on Thursday approved a draft law that broadened the powers of the National Security and Defense Council, two days after MPs failed to pass similar legislation on the council.
The draft law on abolishment of Ukraine's non-aligned status will be submitted for consideration of people's deputies next plenary week.
The Verkhovna Rada has adopted an action program of the Cabinet of Ministers. A total of 269 lawmakers voted for this decision at a parliament meeting on Thursday.
Participants in talks on the creation of a coalition in the Verkhovna Rada have initialed the text of the coalition agreement.
Next meeting of a working group on the Coalition Agreement started at the Verkhovna Rada. Participating in this meeting are representatives of five parties, which overcame the 5% percent threshold.
An inter-faction association of deputies may appear in the Verkhovna Rada that will include all, related to the war in the east, both military and volunteers.
The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, has adopted a law on ensuring the rights and freedoms of internally displaced persons, which establishes guarantees for observing the rights, freedoms and legitimate interests of displaced persons.
This was done simultaneously.
Presidential order on the early dissolution of the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, and early parliamentary election was officially published on Wednesday.