Ukraine’s Parliament enshrined in the Constitution of a course for membership in EU and NATO
Moscow. 7 Feb. INTERFAX.RU — the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine at a meeting on Thursday adopted in General initiated by the President of amendments to the Constitution concerning the country’s course towards membership in the European Union and NATO.
As the correspondent of Agency “Interfax”, for the final approval of the bill on amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine concerning the strategic course of the state on the attainment of full membership of Ukraine in EU and NATO (No. 9037) voted 334 deputies.
According to the procedure, the final adoption of the draft law with the constitutional change requires at least 300 votes of the parliamentarians.
The relevant amendments the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko submitted to the Verkhovna Rada in September 2018.
In November, Poroshenko said that the amendments to the Constitution will require any Ukrainian government and all its branches to provide European and Euro-Atlantic integration. We are talking about amendments to articles 85, 102, 116, which provides for liability of the Verkhovna Rada, the President and the Cabinet of Ministers for Ukraine’s integration into NATO and the European Union.