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The parliament of EU demands repeated elections in Ukraine till the end of the year

the European parliament calls Ukraine for carrying out of free and fair repeated elections up to the end 2004. Such statement contains in the resolution supported by all basic parties of EuroParliament.
the Ukrainian people should have an opportunity freely make the choice to provide appropriate observance of democratic principles - has told in the performance the new commissioner of EU on external relations of Benita Ferrero - Valdner.
In the resolution the EuroParliament calls the Ukrainian authorities to cancel results of the second round of presidential election and repeatedly to spend the second round till the end of current year with participation of the international observers . Besides, in the resolution the appeal to EU contains to enter sanctions against Ukraine in the event that the authorities will apply force against peace democratic process .
Voting by the EuroParliament resolution will take place on December, 2nd of this year, transfers AR.
it is necessary to notice that the secretary of the Central election committee of Ukraine of Valentine Zavalevsky also considers that a unique exit from political crisis - carrying out of repeated presidential elections of the country. With such offer it has acted, answering a corresponding question of the vice-president of the Supreme court of Ukraine of Anatoly Jaremy during today`s session of court.
V.Zavalevsky is interrogated as the witness by the Supreme court within the limits of a legal investigation on the complaint of the leader of opposition of Victor Yushchenko on results of presidential elections.
in turn, the president of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma has declared today that considers necessary in a present crisis situation in the country to wait decisions of the Supreme court on elections of the head of the state. If the Supreme court tells that there were numerous infringements in election campaign - though to cancel elections it has no right under the law, is already gives the grounds that together with a society, the Supreme Rada to sign the constitutional agreement which will give the chance to leave the situation which have developed in the country .
we Will remind, today in Kiev there passes L.Kuchmy`s meeting and other Ukrainian politicians with the western politicians who have specially arrived for this purpose in the Ukrainian capital. Javier Solana, the secretary general of OSCE Jan Kubish, presidents of Poland and Lithuania take part in a meeting Alexander Kvasnevsky and Valdas Adamkus the Supreme representative of EU concerning the general foreign policy and safety. At a meeting also there are the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Poland Vlodzimezh Tsimoshevich and the envoy of the chairman of the council of Ministers for Foreign Affairs of EU Nicolas Bikman. Also at a meeting there is a chairman of parliament Vladimir Litvin, the prime minister - minister Victor Yanukovych, the leader of opposition Victor Yushchenko.
also today the Supreme Rada of Ukraine has expressed a vote of no confidence to Victor Yanukovych`s government and has demanded to generate the new government national trust .

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