Poroshenko is ready to submit a bill on Anti-corruption court
The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko is ready to submit a bill on an Anti-corruption court, prepared by experts, to the Verkhovna Rada by the end of the year.
"As you know, I promised that the bill would be submitted to the parliament before the end of this year. Yesterday afternoon the possibility appeared, and I was extremely pleased that the group of experts had prepared its version of the bill and is ready to present it. I am ready to be lead this legislative initiative. As I promised, in accordance with the Constitution, I am ready to submit this bill to the parliament," the President said during a meeting with the group of experts in Kyiv on Friday.
The President expressed hope that the Verkhovna Rada, despite the heated debates on the viability of the adoption of the bill on the Anti-corruption court, would review it and vote in favor of the bill as soon as possible.
"As President I’ve demonstrated the political will, we are submitting it. The key point for me is yours, taking into account the conclusions of the Venice Commission. Moreover, I am not putting any political pressure on anyone. And objective legislation should be voted in the Verkhovna Rada as soon as possible," the President noted.