Alexander Kornienko said that it will be a new law, “it is approved by all parties”
KIEV, December 11. /TASS/. The development and adoption by the Verkhovna Rada of the new law on the special status of Donbass can take up to a year. On Wednesday told reporters the head of the Pro-presidential party “servant of the people” Alexander Kornienko.”It may be more than six months, but over the year, I think we’ll get through this,” he said. Kornienko said that it will be a new law, “and it is approved by all parties.” However, he did not name which ones.
The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky at a briefing on the results “Norman summit” in Paris, said that the law on the special status of Donbass will be extended for one year. In the communiqué of the summit said that Ukraine agree on permanent special status for the Donbass. The Deputy from fraction of party “servant of the people” Irina Vereschuk on Wednesday reported that the Verkhovna Rada on Thursday will consider a year-long extension of the law on the special status.
According to the Minsk agreements on Ukraine must pass the constitutional reform enshrined in the basic law on an ongoing basis special self-governing status of Donbass. However, this still has not happened. Previously adopted by the Verkhovna Rada law on the special status was basically frozen, as it was amended contrary to the Minsk agreements. Moreover, the action of the law is limited to one year.The law “On special order of local government in certain districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions” has existed since 18 October 2014 and will operate until 31 December 2019.