The opposition bloc has demanded early elections to the Verkhovna Rada

The opposition bloc has demanded early parliamentary elections after the resignation of Arseniy Yatsenyuk from the post of Prime Minsiter of Ukraine. This is stated in the statement published on the website of the block.

“The opposition bloc requires the Prime Minister’s resignation after the announcement of early parliamentary elections. The statement of Arseniy Yatsenyuk – a consequence of the failure of the authorities, which in February said the Parliament, recognizing the work of the government as unsatisfactory,” the statement said.

“The Opposition bloc” called Yatsenyuk’s resignation “a recognition of the failure of the entire coalition of five factions”. “The opposition bloc requires the dissolution of Parliament. Only elections will give a chance to create a government of professionals that will bring Ukraine out of crisis”, – the statement stresses.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation earlier on Sunday, the broadcast of “10 minutes with Prime Minister”. “Starting today, you can see your tasks are wider than the powers of the head of the government,” he said, noting that the proposal on his resignation will be submitted to the Verkhovna Rada on April 12. According to Yatsenyuk, to take the decision to resign from his post it has prompted a political crisis in Ukraine.