The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in a telephone conversation with President of the Venice Commission Gianni Buquicchio has agreed the implementation of reforms in Ukraine, and among them decentralization, informs.
The Venice Commission, an expert body of the Council of Europe, studying the congruence of national European law.
"the head Petro Poroshenko has held a phone conversation with President of the European Commission" for democracy through law (Venice Commission) Gianni Buquicchio. Had a constructive exchange of views on the implementation in Ukraine of the constitutional, judicial and electoral reforms, " according to the report.
It is noted that Buquicchio responded positively to the recent decision of the Verkhovna Rada about the direction of the constitutional court of the draft law on introducing changes to the Constitution of Ukraine on decentralization of power.
Poroshenko, for his part, said the importance of the expertise of the Venice Commission for legislative support of the reform process in Ukraine, according to a report.
Happy last week adopted an opinion on the direction made by the President of Ukraine of the draft changes to the Constitution for examination to the constitutional court. In the case of the positive conclusion of the COP, the deputies will consider the draft changes on first reading. Changes do not provide for a special status for certain districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions, but merely prescribe that he will be Appointed a special legislative act.