Goncharenko said that the Ukrainian delegation would support the candidacy of Zingeris of the Lithuanian at the election of the PACE President

The majority of the members of the Ukrainian delegation to the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe will support the candidacy of Lithuanian Emanuelis Zingeris, at the election of the President of the Assembly. About it on air of TV channel «112 Ukraine», said the member of the Ukrainian delegation, people’s Deputy from Blok Petro Poroshenko Alexey Goncharenko.

«There are two candidates: Emanuelis Zingeris from Lithuania and Stella Kyriakides from Cyprus. I personally and the majority of the Ukrainian delegation will support Emanuelis Zingeris, because we know his strong Pro-Ukrainian position and the position of condemnation of the aggressor — the Russian Federation. In addition, we understand that Lithuania understands what she’s dealing with, unlike some other countries, e.g. Cyprus,» – said Goncharenko.

The MP reminded that the President elect for three months and in January will be new elections.

Today, October 9, PACE will elect the President of the Assembly. Both candidates are members of the European people’s party.

On 6 October the President of PACE Pedro Agramunt resigned. Now the duties of the first Vice-President Roger Gale.

Question about leaving Agramunt from office raised after it, on 20 March at the head of the delegation of the deputies of the Assembly and the state Duma of Russia visited Syria. Organized the visit of deputies of the state Duma, despite the fact that Russia lacks in PACE voting rights. Agramunt argued that the trip to Syria was coordinated with the Spanish government, but in Madrid his words denied.

25 Jun Agramunt said the leadership of the European people’s party, he did not intend to leave his post.

June 27, PACE adopted changes to its regulations that allow you to shift Agramunt via impeachment.

30 Jun 158 delegates signed the official offer on the procedure for the removal of the President from office. Agramunt has accused the Ukrainian delegation to PACE that it has led a campaign for his resignation.




Goncharenko said that the Ukrainian delegation would support the candidacy of Zingeris of the Lithuanian at the election of the PACE President 09.10.2017

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