Kuchma claims that he can retire CEC only after changes to electoral law in Ukraine

11:31, 06 December 2004
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President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma claims that he is ready to compromise but there are no any offers from Parliament. According to UNIAN Kuchma said about it at the meeting on economical issues in Koncha-Zaspa. L.Kuchma rejected any charges about CEC retiring . According to him he cannot retire CEC staff because it doesn`t provide for current law. To change the staff of CEC it is necessary to make changes to electoral law.

As mentioned latter on November 27 Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine approved vote of no confidence to CEC and Ukraine`s Supreme Court nulled the country`s disputed presidential results on December 3 and called for a repeat of runoff voting within three weeks.


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