29 September 2020, 16:15

The Chairman of The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine honored the memory of the Babyn Yar tragedy victims

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29 September 2020, 10:45

Address of Chairman of The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Dmytro Razumkov on the occasion of the 79th anniversary of the Babyn Yar tragedy

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28 September 2020, 13:50

“We desperately need to concentrate as much as possible and spend these allotted plenary weeks with maximum efficiency,” Ruslan Stefanchuk

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28 September 2020, 13:08

Meeting of the Conciliation Council of Deputy Factions (Deputy Groups) in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

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28 September 2020, 12:50

“The Verkhovna Rada must receive full information on the directives and position of the Ukrainian delegation at the EU-Ukraine Summit,” Olena Kondratiuk

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25 September 2020, 23:19

Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Dmytro Razumkov Expresses Condolences Over the Transport Aircraft of the Ukrainian Air Force Crash in Kharkiv Region

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25 September 2020, 13:23

“Ukraine and China will strengthen cooperation between parliaments,” Dmytro Razumkov

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24 September 2020, 19:11

“Confidence in the Ukrainian Parliament as an institution is the main mission of the Verkhovna Rada's branding strategy,” Olena Kondratiuk

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27 August 2019

Speaker briefs on Rada-3 touch key developments

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11 July 2016

Verkhovna Rada Committee on State Building, Regional Policy and Local Self-Government recommends Ukrainian Parliament adopt draft law "On amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine" (as to voluntary unification of territorial communities) as a basis

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02 June 2016

"We return to Ukrainian right on truth". Speech of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

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23 September 2020

The Law Enforcement Committee held an online conference on “Legal protection of children from sexual exploitation and prevention of re-victimization of children in criminal proceedings”

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23 September 2020

The Verkhovna Rada’s Committee on Digital Transformation recommends adopting the Bill on Electronic Communications in the second reading

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23 September 2020

“The Office of the President supports the position of the Verkhovna Rada on the impossibility of holding fair elections in the temporarily occupied territories,” Dmytro Razumkov

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22 September 2020

“For Ukraine, the Sustainable Development Goals are ambitious aims that completely coincide with domestic national interests,” Ruslan Stefanchuk

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18 September 2020

From September 15 to 18, the Verkhovna Rada adopted 13 laws of Ukraine and 10 draft laws

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17 September 2020

The draft Law “On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine Concerning the Implementation of Norms of International Criminal and Humanitarian Law” was adopted as a basis

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17 September 2020

The Verkhovna Rada adopted Law On Intelligence

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16 September 2020

The Chairman of The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine instructed the Profile Committee to Consider the Bill on the Work of Private Entrepreneurs in the near future

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News

06 December 2019, 16:30

VRU foreign affairs committeemen meet their colleagues from EU Parliament to discuss topical issues of interrelations

( Information Department of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Secretariat )

Members of the VRU Committee on Foreign Affairs and Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation met on December 6 with their colleagues from the EU Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs led by the committee chair David McAllister

The parties discussed a number of topical international issues in the field of security, defence, economy, energy, including relations with Belarus in the context of its close cooperation with Russia, the forthcoming Normandy format meeting, as well as priority areas of parliamentary work.

Particular attention was paid to the future of the Eastern Partnership, in particular through the implementation of the Trio 2030 Strategy” initiative, which should distinguish Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova from other Eastern Partnership member countries as they more dynamically implement their association agreements with the EU.

The Ukrainian side once again stressed that the settlement of the situation in the Donbas, the cessation of the war and the de-occupation of the Crimea should remain among top priorities on the European agenda.

Ukraine considers the Russian aggression to be a real challenge for the whole of Europe, which requires close coordination of Ukraine’s further steps with the actions of EU institutions and member states, since only through concerted actions it is possible to force the Kremlin to cessate its military aggression.

The parties stated that there is a common understanding of clear red lines, in particular the unchanged position on the territorial integrity of Ukraine and its sovereignty in the uncontrolled territories of the Donbas and the temporarily occupied Crimea.

The European colleagues were apprised about the irreceivability to hold any elections in the uncontrolled territories of the Donbas under the Russian scenario and at gunpoint without observing the current electoral legislation of Ukraine, and OSCE standards.

At the MEPs’ request, the committeemen provided them with information on the current state of NATO-Ukraine-Council of Europe relations, the implementation of reforms in Ukraine, and relations with the Ukrainian diaspora, etc.