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Ukraine’s parliament dismissed NBU head

Posted by the Editor on January 26, 2009

News / 26 January 2009 | 16:40

Ukraine's parliament dismissed NBU head

Ukraine’s parliament dismissed NBU head

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has voted to recognize the appointment of national bank chairman Volodymyr Stelmakh as invalid, ForUm’s corresponded reported.

227 out of 245 MPs, registered in the Rada hall, approved the resolution to cancell the decree on appointment Stelmakh as NBU head of December 16, 2004.

Commenting on the vote, first vice speaker Oleksandr Lavrynovych stated that the MPs violated the Constitution and law basics.

“Shame on those deputies who make such decisions,” he underlined.

In addition, the parliament laid blame for the situation in the financial and credit sphere on the president of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko.



One Response to “Ukraine’s parliament dismissed NBU head”

  1. For-ua said

    The parliament has the authority to dissmiss the head of the NBU. Article 85 (18)…

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