The city Council supported the petition for the demolition of the illegal chapel of the UOC-MP at the National Museum of history of Ukraine. The decision was taken on Friday, February 9, at the meeting of the Committee of the Kyiv city Council on issues of urban planning, architecture and land use, UKRINFORM reported.
The Commission requested the Executive authorities to demolish the chapel.
â€œThe Commission supports the petition and requests the Executive authority to implement all necessary and sufficient legal steps to comply with the requirements of the petition,â€œ said the Deputy of city Council Alexander Kharchenko.
In addition, according to the Chairman of the constant Commission of city Council on urban planning Alexander Mishchenko, the Commission also recommended the mayor to support a petition.
â€œWe offer Kyiv city state administration in case of establishing the fact of illegal placement of the construction of the chapel of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate on the territory of the National historical Museum of Ukraine in Kiev to recommend to the mayor to support an electronic petition No. 6972 and commissioning of structural units of the KSCA take all measures provided by the current legislation of measures on elimination of the revealed infringements in the shortest possible timeâ€œ, – said Mishchenko.
The Commission also supported the appeal to the National Museum of history of Ukraine with the recommendation to cooperate with the state administration for the execution of the petition of the citizens.
According to the author of the petition Vyacheslav Tolpygo, this land belongs to the community of Kiev and was transferred to permanent use to the National Museum of history of Ukraine, to preserve this monument without changing the purpose.
â€œThe land was provided for permanent use in 1998, the National Museum of history of Ukraine. This historical monument of national and universal values,â€œ said Talega.
Recall, February 8, UOC-MP said in support of â€œthe tithe Churchâ€œ in Kyiv have collected 12 thousand signatures.