Zelensky suggests that Verkhovna Rada amend parliamentary election law on May 22
KYIV. May 21 (Interfax) - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has asked Verkhovna Rada Speaker Andriy Parubiy to convene an extraordinary parliamentary meeting on May 22 to discuss several amendments to the law on parliamentary elections.
"I ask Verkhovna Rada Speaker Andriy Parubiy to convene an extraordinary parliamentary meeting tomorrow, May 22, to introduce several amendments to the law on elections of people's deputies," Zelensky wrote on his official Twitter account on Tuesday.
Zelensky also posted a photo of the address to the parliament speaker.
Zelensky in his letter asks Parubiy to put the issue on introducing amendments to the Ukrainian law on public procurements on the agenda of an extraordinary meeting of the Verkhovna Rada, along with draft amendments to the law on elections, the Ukrainian presidential press service said later.
"The letter said that these issues were determined for today's consultations between the Ukrainian president and the Verkhovna Rada speaker, his deputies and chairs of the deputy factions (deputy groups) on the early termination of the eighth Verkhovna Rada," the presidential press service said.