The Verkhovna Rada has not adopted a resolution of no confidence in the current government, headed by Arseniy Yatsenyuk. Such a decision in the case of adoption would have led to the resignation of the Cabinet of Ministers.
In favor of the decision spoke only 194 deputies at necessary 226. For the resignation of the government during the speeches promised to vote for the faction “Block of Petro Poroshenko” (BPP), Radical party, Opposition bloc, “Fatherland” and “Self-help”. The leader of Radical party Oleg Lyashko in his speech stated that if he were Prime Minister in such a situation, or he would have shot himself or would have killed the head of the national Bank Gontareva Lyudmila. However, as follows from the results of the vote among the 21 members of the faction supported resignation 15. The main critic of the authorities — the Opposition bloc — gave for the resignation of the government by eight votes out of 43 (33 deputies left the meeting). Best discipline demonstrated PPB. From the presidential faction for the resignation of the government voted 97 out of 136 deputies.
The discussion in Parliament lasted nearly four hours. First, Prime Minister Yatsenyuk reported on the work of the government, after which members of the various factions gave an assessment of his actions. At the end of the discussion, the Parliament voted for the recognition of the government’s work last year was unsatisfactory, for which voted 247 deputies.
Thereafter the vote was put the resolution on issuance of no confidence in the government. It made the Chairman of the presidential faction “Block of Petro Poroshenko” Yuriy Lutsenko. “The government is not trusted by 70%, the government should be deeply reformatted. We want the resignation of the entire government”, he said. In favor of the reformatting of the Cabinet was endorsed by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. On Tuesday, he stated the need for “a complete reboot” of the government, which, from the point of view of the President lost the confidence of the people in the country. “To restore trust [to the government], therapy does not need surgery” — stated the President. Now return to the consideration of the resignation of the government deputies will only be able to session in September.
What the Prime Minister said
The government’s report began with a speech by Arseniy Yatsenyuk. The full text was submitted to the Parliament two weeks ago. As noted later, the Deputy Prime Minister of the faction Andriy Ivanchuk, the government for the first time in five years, filed a report for discussion in the committees.
Yatsenyuk during his speech pointed at what he reports on the programme of action, supported by all factions of the coalition agreement and which was carried out by the coalition government. About this in his speech said the Deputy Andriy Ivanchuk.
Yatsenyuk told the government began to work, when “there was something to pay the bills”. Now got any money, and the economy the last two quarters shows growth, not decline, he said. The Prime Minister drew attention to the success in the implementation of new security policies, the implementation rate for membership in NATO. He said and the promotion of the programme “European shaft”, which was dug 200 miles of ditches along the border with Russia. The Prime Minister acknowledged that work remains: only the border is 2400 km, of which 400 km Ukraine is not in control.
The complexity of the economic situation Yatsenyuk is largely blamed on the war: “the War draws billions in amount, deters investors.” The deputies listened to Premier reserved, applauded the Prime Minister once when he reported that for the first time in the history of the country Ukraine for winter did not buy gas from Russia.
Reported Yatsenyuk and about successes in dealing with public companies for the first time in five years after the change of management of “Ukrnafta” has paid dividends.
At the end of the speech the Prime Minister called several times, no matter “what will be the government and whoever is Prime Minister” to continue to stay the course of reform and to continue its cooperation with the IMF. “This government has done the maximum that could be done,” — said Yatsenyuk at the end of his speech.
Speaker after MPs criticized the government for delaying tax reforms, slow decision-making in General. The premiere of the Deputy of the faction “popular front” Sergei Pashinsky retorted that he was surprised to hear about investment: “has Anyone heard about the investment during the war?”