Ukraine will forward the new draft law on elections to the Venice Commission, President Viktor Yanukovych said at a meeting with Director, Secretary of the European Commission for Democracy through Law Gianni Buquicchio, according to the Press office of President Viktor Yanukovych.
“Last year we adopted the Budget Code, Tax Code, and as I had promised, started working on the election law. To prepare it promptly, in advance, a large number of NGOs, political parties and international consultants are involved in this work,” Viktor Yanukovych said.
“A commission headed by Justice Minister Oleksandr Lavrynovych worked out a draft electoral law and we are ready to forward it to the Venice Commission,” he said.
Viktor Yanukovych thanked Gianni Buquicchio for accepting the invitation to visit Ukraine and to discuss cooperation between Ukraine and the Venice Commission.
During the meeting Viktor Yanukovych has informed his interlocutor on the situation in Ukraine, particularly on the initiated reforms.