Five factions form coalition in Rada

Five factions form coalition in Rada
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The factions of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc, People’s Front, Radical Party of Oleh Lyashko, Samopomich and Batkivshchyna announced their joining in coalition in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of the eighth convocation.

The corresponding decision was approved at the meeting of the coalition, which was held in the session hall of the parliament.

Only the faction Opposition Bloc was not included in the coalition.

The coalition will consist of 302 people, said MP of the PPB faction Vitaliy Kovalchuk.

At that, the MP noted that the number of coalition’s MPs may increase as several deputies, who could not attend the first meeting of the Verkhovna Rada of the eighth convocation for health reasons, enter the faction Petro Poroshenko Bloc.

The decision to call the coalition European Ukraine was made at the meeting.

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