22.06.2015 Russian

Speaker Talked in Odessa About Deseparatization of Ukraine

Draft amendments to the Constitution on decentralization is the way to deceparatize Ukraine. The opinion was expressed in Odessa by the Verkhovna Rada [Ukrainian Parliament] Chairman Vladimir Groisman.

He spoke today at the Ukrainian Cities Association meeting held as a part of the XXI Ukrainian Municipal Forum (where heads of 250 cities, townships and villages took part).

The politician told that changes include in particular recovering both Regional and district executive committees, abolishing local State administrations. The latter were suggested to be substituted by prefectures to control and coordinate.

It is an absolutely standard European practice and I would say, deseparatization of Ukraine. In order it would occur to nobody that the session can make possible withdrawal from the country and acession to another State, the head of Verkhovna Rada stressed.


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