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Opposition lawmakers reject Yanukovych’s invitation for meeting.
The BYT-Batkivschyna parliamentary faction will not attend a meeting with Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych on Tuesday.
“We will not take part in this meeting with the president on Tuesday,” Vice Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Mykola Tomenko (who was elected under BYT party list) told Interfax-Ukraine on Monday.
Tomenko also said that Our Ukraine – People’s Self-Defense faction also refused to attend the meeting with the president.
As reported, the opposition insisted on a meeting with the president without the presence of representatives of the parliamentary majority.
A meeting of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych with Verkhovna Rada Chairman Volodymyr Lytvyn, his deputies and the leaders of parliamentary factions, including opposition ones, had been scheduled for 14.30 on Tuesday, March 13.