The deputy of the Verkhovna Rada from the Servant of the People faction, Oleksandr Kachura, intends to initiate an extraordinary session to consider the draft resolution No. 3943 on holding elections in the controlled territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions to their regional councils.
He informed Ukrainian News about this.
«The main essence of the amendment to the resolution (on local elections) provides for holding elections in the controlled territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions to the regional councils … I may initiate an extraordinary meeting to adopt the appropriate changes to the resolutions, since the electoral process has already begun,» he said.
At the moment, Kachura begins the process of negotiations with colleagues in the faction and leaders about the need for these changes, after which he plans to collect signatures.
“As soon as the signatures are collected, I think it will be necessary, perhaps, after the solemn meeting on August 24 to hold an extraordinary session, but this is just my possible idea regarding the date and time,” he added.
Kachura noted that he proposed the appropriate changes at the committee meeting during the consideration of the draft resolution No. 3809 on the appointment of local elections, but his proposals were not taken into account, which is why he registered this draft resolution (No. 3943).
He said that this resolution also proposes to remove any political slogans in the resolution on local elections, which remained in the editorial office of the committee and which are still from the previous government, that is, it is proposed to refer exclusively to the decrees of the President, the current law and standards of the OSCE and international organizations.
According to him, in fact, the regional councils have not been elected for 10 years and they have turned to him, including the Donetsk and Lugansk regional councils, who ask to terminate their powers, since, according to the current legislation, the previous composition of deputies performs their functions for the election of a new composition of regional councils, and by resolution on elections does not provide for holding elections in Donetsk and Luhansk regions.