Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman believes it necessary to hold another extraordinary Local elections two years later, after can complete the transition and adaptation of the law to the new Constitution in terms of decentralization.
"I think maybe it would be now to hold Local elections (scheduled for October 25), then for two years ahead of time to prepare a transition period (in the new edition of the Constitution in terms of decentralization)... And two years later, after the transition to another early Local elections ", - said the Speaker of the Rada on Thursday at a press conference, RIA " Novosti ".
according to his statement, after the adoption of changes to the Constitution in terms of decentralization, which gained power, will need a transition period of approximately two years, which must be adapted in more than five hundred laws and regulations in Accordance with the new Constitution. Yesterday, the Venice Commission (an Advisory body of the Council of Europe on constitutional law) urged Kiev to finalize the draft decentralization. In conclusion, the Commission noted that " the proposed amendments to the Constitution imply a process of decentralization of state power in a manner that is consistent with the General standards of the European Charter of local self-government ". However, the Commissioner LNR on Minsk talks Vladislav Danego called the " gag " of the Ukrainian draft law on local elections. Remember, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk did not rule out holding in the country has some local elections after the adoption of the upcoming changes to the Constitution that would expand the range of capabilities of local authorities. Local elections in Ukraine are required to complete 25 October, along with this, the authorities have prepared amendments to the Constitution the issue of decentralization.