Parubiy on the draft law on the reintegration of Donbass: there is less than 50 amendments

Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Andriy Parubiy said on 17 January that the deputies still have to consider at least 50 amendments to the bill No. 7163 “On peculiarities of state policy on ensuring state sovereignty of Ukraine on the temporarily occupied territories in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions.”
“There are less than 50 edits. I think tomorrow for half an hour, we will be able to consider them and about 10.40 to go to vote”, – said the speaker.
He also urged MPs to consult with the rest of the amendments with the parliamentary Committee on national security and defence, to Thursday to approve the final version of the document.
“For us it is very important that tomorrow we came to a conclusive vote,” – said paruby.
On 18 January Parliament plans to vote for the document in the second reading.
January 16, Parubiy said, it remains to consider the nearly 200 amendments to the document. Just to the bill was proposed 673 edits, of which 374 was rejected.
In the first reading the bill No. 7163 of the restoration of sovereignty over the occupied part of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions, initiated by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, the Verkhovna Rada adopted on 6 October 2017. The document settled the legal framework use of the Armed forces of Ukraine in the East of the country, while Russia recognized the aggressor.
The Verkhovna Rada Committee on national security and defence considered 238 edits to the document at its meeting on 15 November. The deputies decided to include in the bill a reference to Russia annexed the Crimea and Supplement the preamble by reference to the date of occupation – 20 February 2014.
However, the Committee rejected an amendment that returns the bill mention of the progress of the Minsk agreements, as well as changes involving the rupture of diplomatic relations with Russia.

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