Verkhovna Rada Deputies Staged a Fight During a Meeting
OREANDA-NEWS. A scuffle took place in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Thursday between deputies of the pro-presidential party "Servant of the People" and "Opposition Platform - For Life" after the words of the head of the committee on humanitarian and information policy, deputy from the ruling party Nikita Poturayev about the need to "shoot the Opposition Platform" RIA Novosti correspondent reports.
The scuffle occurred during the consideration of amendments to the reform bill of the National Council on Television and Radio Broadcasting.
"They asked here when the era of poverty will end ... And it will end when the rebellious people pull out this faction -" Opposition Platform - For Life "- the total state of which is comparable to the annual budget of Ukraine, and will shoot", - said Poturayev from the podium We are glad. After that, representatives of the "Opposition Platform" faction approached the rostrum, to whom the head of the committee addressed, and a scuffle began.
After a short break, Poturayev apologized for his statement, noting that his words "were not a call to violent action, and no one in the audience deserves reprisals."
In turn, the speaker of the parliament Dmitry Razumkov called on everyone to tolerance and restraint in their statements.
The faction of the party "Opposition Platform - For Life" in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine demands to remove from his post the head of the committee on humanitarian and information policy, deputy from the pro-presidential "Servant of the People" Nikita Poturayev after his words about the need to "shoot the" Opposition Platform ", the deputy said games Yuri Pavlenko.