This and the next session of the Verkhovna Rada are crucial, because in this period of double elections – presidential and parliamentary,

"We will witness a new phenomenon in Ukraine - such as political cynicism". at the opening session of the Parliament. VIDEO

As the parliamentary correspondent mediaUA, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Vladimir Groisman said, speaking at the opening of the 9th session of the Verkhovna Rada of the VIII convocation.

Your browser does not support HTML5 video"it is Clear that political processes and the election campaign will have a direct impact on the quality of decision-making and life of the country. (...) I know, as you do, that will be a lot of wishing to destabilize the situation. As in previous periods, we will confront the rabid populism, which will be multiplied by the election campaign. I think we will witness a new phenomenon in Ukraine - such as political cynicism," - said Groisman.

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Speaking of priorities, Groisman stressed that this session may be taken decisions regarding the fixing of membership rights in the European Union and NATO.

"Will be fixed, in my opinion. Very symbolic words about "Glory to Ukraine", which for us was a literary opinion, and today are the words honor and valor, and suffered the blood of our soldiers.

So I am deeply convinced that in this room will be taken historical decisions. I support the President's initiative (which he announced at a meeting with leaders of fractions. – Ed.) and I am convinced that they should be considered as soon as possible", - said the Prime Minister.

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