Ukraine's parliament opens its seventh session
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has solemnly opened the work of the 7th session of the 8th convocation.
Some 375 lawmakers were registered for work on Tuesday morning, an Interfax-Ukraine correspondent has reported.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman and members of the Cabinet, ambassadors and foreign diplomats were also present.
Traditionally, the national hymn of Ukraine was performed at the opening of the session.
Earlier it was reported that the Ukrainian parliament plans to pass bills on five key reforms: educational, pension, legal (amendments to the Codes), parliamentary reforms and medical reform.