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The date of Zelensky's first Verkhovna Rada meeting announced

The first meeting of the new Verkhovna Rada after the last early parliamentary elections may take place on August 24, Ukraine's Independence Day.

This was announced by the leader of headquarters of the “Servant of the People” party, Alexander Kornienko, at a press briefing for journalists, Ukrainian News reported.

He noted that the initiative to hold a meeting on a holiday is being made on behalf of the party's conception. Kornienko said that he personally spoke in favor of this initiative.

"We said beforehand that we want to hold a meeting in August. We spoke, and I personally said that Independence Day is a beautiful, symbolic date," he said.

Kornienko stressed that the new members of parliament, including those from the presidential political force, are in favor of reformatting public holidays.

“We held a training seminar for our list managers on Constitution Day. Public holidays should be celebrated in a new way,” he stressed.

As reported by Apostrophe, following the results of the counting of more than half of the ballots in the early parliamentary elections, the party of President Zelensky "The Servant of the People" receives a one-party majority in the Verkhovna Rada.