Thursday 19 October 2017

Ukraine's parliament stalls forming new government

A man attends a prayer at Kiev's Independence Square
A man attends a prayer at Kiev's Independence Square

Natalia Zinet

Ukraine's parliament on Tuesday put off plans to vote on the formation of a national unity government until Thursday to allow consultations to continue.

"The vote on the national unity government should be on Thursday," Oleksander Turchinov, the speaker of the assembly and the acting president, told the chamber. The vote had been expected to take place during Tuesday's session.

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