The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine fails to send the government under the leadership of Arseniy Yatsenyuk to resign.
For a resolution of no confidence in the Cabinet of Ministers on Tuesday, February 16, voted 194 deputies.
«For» the resignation of the government of Yatsenyuk does not have 32 votes.
The opposition bloc gave the vote only 8 votes. It was decisive. However, note that before the vote they promised to support the resignation of the current government. Just «Oobleck» has 43 votes.
As reported, earlier today the Verkhovna Rada introduced a draft resolution of Parliament of no confidence in the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine headed by Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. According to information published on the website of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, draft resolution No. 4080 «the Draft resolution on responsibility of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (concerning the adoption of the resolution of no confidence in the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine)» was registered in on February 16. The initiator of the draft resolution were made by the leader of the faction «Block of Petro Poroshenko» Yuriy Lutsenko.
At the evening session of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Tuesday 16 February, the deputies heard the report of Yatsenyuk on the government’s performance over the past year and as of 18.20 hear the opinions of the heads of the committees that previously reviewed the report provided by the government for 2015.
Yatseniuk during the government’s report on its work during the year stated that the government of obespechilo financing reforms in the Armed forces of Ukraine, in the framework of the «European shaft» in the arrangement of the border with Russia made about 20% of the work. He also urged the Parliament in 2016 to reduce the list of objects of state property forbidden for privatization, leaving only the company strategically, but also allow the involvement of new managers in four customs. Besides, Yatseniuk reported that Ukraine’s economy began to emerge from the shadows by reducing the tax burden in General and the reduction of the rate of the unified social tax as the main tax on wage in the country, in particular. So, Yatsenyuk said that the growth of Ukraine’s economy in the 4th quarter of 2015 was 1.5%, however the forecasts for the economy this year and forecast economic growth will be adjusted taking into account external and internal factors.
Also Yatsenyuk said that the government would accept Parliament’s decision on the further destiny of this Cabinet of Ministers, and calls on the Verkhovna Rada and the President to move further along the path of reform. Yatsenyuk noted that the government is aware that there is dissatisfaction on the part of society in all institutions. «But I encourage, no matter your decision, we have no right to stop. We have created the Foundation of a new country … We will accept any decision of this Parliament. Regardless of this decision, I ask the Parliament, the President and a responsible political class to move further on the path of reforms,» he said.
Earlier people’s Deputy of Ukraine Mustafa Nayem (fraction «Block of Petro Poroshenko») said it has collected 159 signatures of MPs in support of the resolution on distrust to the Cabinet of Ministers headed by Yatsenyuk from the minimum required 150.
Rada failed to send the government of Yatsenyuk. Saved «Appblock» 16.02.2016