Faction «Batkivshchyna» recalls Igor Zhdanov from the post of Minister of youth and sports of Ukraine.
On Tuesday February 16, said the leader of the faction «Batkivshchyna» Yulia Tymoshenko, UNIAN reports.
«We, as a faction, declare that the only recallable our Minister of youth and sports — from the government, Mr Zhdanov, and depends on him how he will make this choice», — said Tymoshenko.
To the question, whether there is led by her faction from the coalition, Tymoshenko said: «we can Not solve from what does not exist».
However, she stressed that today’s vote expressing no confidence in the government has already clearly showed that in Parliament there is not a democratic coalition.
«Real democratic Pro-European coalition in this Parliament has never existed. Actually there was a coalition of the remnants of the Party of regions, the Popular front, government and individual deputies that his vote has demonstrated its position», — said Tymoshenko.
As reported, today, on February 16, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine heard the report of the government and refused to adopt a resolution on the progress and outcomes of the Program of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine in 2015 (registration No. 4050) and endorsed the decision rejecting the report of the Cabinet of Ministers and the recognition of the government’s work unsatisfactory (No. 4063).
Also BP did not support the resolution «About responsibility of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (concerning the adoption of the resolution on mistrust to the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine)» (No. 4080).
For this decision voted only 194 MPs (with the necessary 226 votes in favor) out of 236 registered in the session hall. Did not vote in full faction «people’s front» and the «Vidrodzhennya». From the PPB faction voted 97 people’s deputies from «Oppositional block» — 8, from the faction «Samopomich» — 25, Radical party, 15, «Batkivshchyna» — 15, «the will of the people» — 6, from independent – 28.
In the ruling, which was made by the leader of the faction PPO Yuriy Lutsenko, said that on the proposal of 159 MPs from the constitutional composition of the Verkhovna Rada, in accordance with part 1 of article 87 of the Constitution of Ukraine, the Verkhovna Rada proposes to adopt a resolution of no confidence in the government.
Thus, the Parliament sent the government in resignation.
«Batkivshchyna» Zhdanov withdraws from the post of Minister of youth and sports 17.02.2016