COPENHAGEN, 27 November 2014 – OSCE Parliamentary Assembly President Ilkka Kanerva (MP, Finland) issued the following statement today on the opening session of the new Ukrainian Parliament and the election of a Speaker:
“Today the newly elected lawmakers of Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada assembled for the first time following last month’s historic vote. I congratulate Volodymyr Groysman on his election to the post of Speaker and look forward to close co-operation. I also await the new Rada’s speedy appointment of a Delegation to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly.
“Members of Parliament must now work together to address the pressing issues facing the country and …read more