Party of Regions Accuses Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc of Unscrupulousness and Irresponsibility
Ukraine, Kiev, 3 October/ Trend , corr Z. Novosvitski/ Party of Regions accused Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc (YTB) of unscrupulousness and irresponsibility as it supported cancellation of several bills in the Verkhovna Rada on 2 October, press service of the Party of Regions said.
"YTB's voting in the parliament once again showed that this political party is not guided by political beliefs and principles, but political interests. The aim of YTB is to preserve post of prime minister for their leader. YTB has always done so to possess financial and administrative resource for the upcoming presidential elections and to manipulate voters by means of this resource," a statement by the Party of Regions said.
Party of Regions portrayed voting of YTB in the parliament as "immoral". "This way does not have prospects. Because treachery and recreancy has never created trust. Because, it is possible to form a fair society only through honest rules and by bearing responsibility for one's words and actions. YTB's recreancy towards decisions passed in the parliament by general voting of Party of Regions indicates irresponsibility and unscrupulousness. It will undermine political prospects of YTB and its leader," statement said.
On 2 October, Ukrainian parliament canceled several bills the voting of which caused split in ruling coalition between Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc and Our Ukraine - People's Self Defense on 2 September.
On 2 October, Ukrainian parliament examined 5 bills vetoed by President - changes to the Law on Cabinet of Ministers, bill on temporary investigation commissions, changes to the authority of Constitutional Court, work of Security Service of Ukraine and activities of acting local administrative bodies.
On 2 September, YTB and Party of Regions voted for these bills. There were statements at that time that new coalition has been set up de-fact by doing so.