EP mission in late Feb to present recommendations for reforming Rada's operation – Cox
A report of the European Parliament's Need Assessment Mission on recommendations for Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada reforming will be made public in late February, mission's head Pat Cox said.
"This is the last visit of the Assessment Mission. Now we plan to finish the work over our report and to present it in the end of this month [in February]," Cox said during a joint press briefing with Verkhovna Rada Chairman Volodymyr Groysman in Kyiv on Thursday.
He added that for the period of the mission's work, which has been lasting for several months, he had over 100 meetings with Ukrainian parliamentarians and a leadership of Verkhovna Rada.
Cox expressed satisfaction with a high level of support of the mission's work by the leaders of the parliamentary factions.
"I think in this sphere speaker and all factions work together for the sake of Ukrainian future," the EP mission's leader stressed.
According to Cox, "we have been listening a lot and learned a lot" during these meetings.
Cox expressed a confidence that European experience may be applied in Ukraine, namely in the work of the Ukrainian parliament.
Besides, he thanked the parliament's staff leadership for a fruitful work under the reforms.