The Ukrainian MP of the People’s Front party, Georgii Logvynskyi, was elected Vice President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, the website of PACE announced. Logvynskyi himself noted that his candidacy was unanimously supported.
“Another victory of Ukraine at the international front line: I was unanimously elected the Vice President of the PACE in Strasbourg. It is a great honor, pride and responsibility for me,” Logvynskyi posted on Facebook. According to him, the post of Vice President and member of PACE Bureau is the highest position held in the international parliamentary scene in the entire history of Ukraine.
In addition, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe re-elected the MP of the Opposition Bloc, Yulia Lyovochkina as the member of the Committee On Honoring Of Obligations And Commitments by member States of the Council of Europe (PACE Monitoring Committee).
The Socialist Group nominated her again as candidate for this position. The Socialist Group is the second largest Deputy Group in PACE. The Group includes the faction of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Opposition Bloc.
In total there are twenty Vice Presidents in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. They are elected on an annual basis at the beginning of the ordinary session and remain in office until the opening of the next session. As Korrespondent.net previously reported, Pedro Agramunt was re-elected as the President of PACE for a second term.