Gerashchenko: I Will ask for a vote for the removal of immunity in the first day of BP

Photo: Iryna Gerashchenko / Facebook

First Vice-speaker of the Verkhovna Rada (VR), the representative of Ukraine in the tripartite contact group Irina Gerashchenko said on August 6 in Facebook that will demand the speaker of Parliament Andriy Parubiy to remove her parliamentary immunity.

So she responded to the corresponding statement the former Deputy head of the presidential Administration Andriy Senchenko send it to the dock for calls to extend the law on the special status of Donbass.

“Prepared for the speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Parubiy requirement at the first meeting of BP to get me at the request of a member of Batkivshchyna, a certain Senchenko, the Deputy immunity. He, a former Deputy head of the presidential administration in 2014, which is in the dramatic days of 2014 not a day was in the Crimea, and together with [the leader of Batkivshchyna Yulia] Tymoshenko during these four years, never was in the Donbas (where I was 80 times, friends, under fire, and the Russian “Grad”) requires me to take off my immunity and to judge. For my position on the Donbas. That’s fine,” she wrote.

According to first Deputy speaker of Parliament, she advocated the strengthening of the negotiating position of Ukraine and the prolongation of sanctions against Russia

“Batkivshchyna”, Tymoshenko, who voted for Russia as the aggressor country and its yard dogs against it. I – for the removal of immunity and the court! Will require a vote for removal of immunity in the first day of BP. And let try not to remove and not to sue!” – said Gerashchenko.