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Ukrainian Parliament Puts Off Holiday Over Crisis


http://gdb.rferl.org/093B7A7A-004D-4A27-9116-D38F7513140C_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/093B7A7A-004D-4A27-9116-D38F7513140C_mw800_mh600.jpg The crisis over the formation of a new government descended into scuffles in parliament on July 11 (Ukrinform) July 28, 2006 -- Ukraine's parliament voted today to postpone its summer recess to give the country's political parties more time to agree on a coalition government.


Following roundtable discussions on July 27, President Viktor Yushchenko's Our Ukraine party and the new pro-Russian majority in parliament are expected later today to sign a declaration on the policy principles of a "coalition of national unity."


Parliament was to have started its recess today.


(Interfax-Ukraine)

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