Ukrainian president writes-elected to power base to build

Ukraine elects on 21 July a new parliament. The new president Volodymyr Zelensky signed for this purpose on Tuesday a decree and set the date. With the new elections, will the pro-European politician is his own power base create.

In the parliament, the Rada, is his party Sluha Narodu (the servants of the People) until now not represented. According to polls, the party the largest.

Zelensky has the basis needed for reforms to enforce. In addition, he wants the war against pro-Russian separatists in the east of Ukraine will end.

The former comedian Zelensky had Monday in his inaugural speech, the parliament dissolved. Until the early elections, the government should remain in office. The next regular date for the parlementsverkiezing would be in October.

Since last week, no functioning governing coalition more, was the reason for the dissolution of parliament. The conservative party’s popular front decided recently from the coalition. This is a party, with 82 seats the second largest party, but is in the polls dramatically dropped.

The results of the elections have the confidence in parliament be restored, said Zelensky. The established political parties in Ukraine is known for its deep-rooted corruption. Disillusionment in the electorate was a big reason for Zelensky’s won.


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