Unites States congratulates Ukraine on adoption of constitutional amendments

Unites States congratulates Ukraine on adoption of constitutional amendments

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The U.S. Department of State welcomes the Ukrainian Parliament's adoption of the needed constitutional amendments on judicial system. 

Deputy Spokesperson for the U.S. Department of State Mark Toner said this at the briefing in Washington on Thursday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“We do congratulate the Ukrainian Rada on the passage today [June 2] of constitutional amendments and implementing legislation to improve judicial independence, accountability, and efficiency,” he said.

According to Toner, the adoption of amendments is “an important step in Ukraine’s fight against corruption and towards fulfilling the aspirations of the Ukrainian people for a more open and transparent judiciary that works for all Ukrainians”.

As Ukrinform reported, on June 2, Ukrainian MPs passed a bill on judicial system and status of judges. A total of 335 MPs voted in favor of the corresponding bill, No 4734.

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