Zelensky’s headquarters said that theoretically, this is possible, especially given the situation with an attempt to reduce the authority of the President.
The team of the winner of the second round of presidential elections Volodymyr Zelensky stated that the dissolution of the Parliament is theoretically possible within the framework of the Constitution and after the candidate’s inauguration.
The representative of the headquarters of Zelensky Dmitry Razumkov stated this on the air “Right to Govern”.
“In the framework of the current Constitution, if it is allowed, then theoretically yes. Especially after the events that have taken place in recent days related to the attempt to reduce the authority of President,” he answered the question of whether Zelensky would dissolve Parliament.
Razumkov also spoke about the possible cancellation of the Presidency. According to him, Zelensky does not plan to cancel anything, because Ukraine needs a guarantor of the Constitution.
“It is very important both for the country and for people to have a person who is elected in general elections. This time. Two – we must have a guarantor of the Constitution. The real guarantor of the Constitution, which will protect the rights and freedoms of citizens of this country. This is necessary for the balance of the vertical of power,” Razumkov explained.
On April 25, Zelensky accused the Central Election Commission of delaying the announcement of the results of the presidential elections.
The CEC responded that they have 10 days to establish the result and as of April 25, accept protocols from district election commissions with “unprecedented speed.”
According to the Constitution, the President has the right to dissolve the Verkhovna Rada [ed. – Ukrainian Parliament] and to appoint special elections, but not less than six months before the expiration of the term of the Parliament. The next elections of the Rada are scheduled for October 27.