Rada has deprived Savchenko of the right to represent Ukraine in PACE

Рада лишила Савченко права представлять Украину в ПАСЕ

Nadezhda Savchenko at the meeting of Parliament, archival photo

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has adopted the draft resolution No. 5572, which provides for the deprivation of the people’s Deputy of Hope Savchenko the right to represent Ukraine in PACE. For the draft voted 237 deputies.

“Paragraph 2 of the resolution of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine “On the appeal of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to international organizations and inter-parliamentary Assembly regarding the release of Ukrainian pilots and people’s Deputy of Ukraine of the eighth convocation Hope Victorovna Savchenko” 25 Dec 2014, no. 45-VIII, delete”, – reads the draft resolution.

According to the document, the resolution comes into force from the date of its adoption.

At the moment, Hope Savchenko is outside Ukraine, the press service of the MP channel “112 Ukraine”.

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Recall, December 20, speaker of the Parliament Andrei Parubiy announced the expulsion of the MP Hope Savchenko from the faction “Batkivshchyna”.

We will note, in “Batkivshchyna” declared that do not intend to initiate Savchenko deprivation of the Deputy mandate as the people gave her their votes in the elections.

Earlier it became known that Savchenko in Minsk met secretly with the leaders of the “DNR” and “LNR”.

The security service of Ukraine (SBU) stated that this meeting was not coordinated. Savchenko was summoned to the SBU for questioning, where she confirmed the fact of such negotiations.

As previously noted the people’s Deputy, she talks any promises to the militants were not given. However, on December 14, the television broadcast she announced the agreement of exchange of prisoners at the rate of 1 to 4.

According to the SBU, at the meeting of the Deputy of Hope Savchenko and heads of “DNR” and “LNR” behind the scenes discussed the lifting of sanctions on regions and Amnesty.

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