President Petro Poroshenko during a press conference said that the constitutional reform is in its final stage.
“Confirm that in my environment there has been talk about constitutional changes, because my environment is 45 million Ukrainians. The constitutional changes was held, relate to the immunity of judges, which was filmed, the political involvement of judges and judicial reform with the formation of a new Supreme court and the elimination of the high specialized courts. Now the constitutional reform is in its final stage,” the President said.
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However, Poroshenko said that there are still a few amendments to the Constitution which he proposed. In particular, this decentralization.
“It (decentralization – ed.) is also explicitly limits the powers of the President. I promised it during the election campaign. Will be eliminated the heads of regional state administrations. The third initiative is the removal of parliamentary immunity. Think it’s important – and Parliament needs to support it. The fourth initiative concerns the constitutional amendments in article 10 concerning the protection of the rights of the Crimean Tatar people. I hope the work will be completed and will give me the opportunity to submit these proposals to the Verkhovna Rada”, – said Poroshenko.