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Ukraine parliament delays formation of govt until Thursday

Published on Feb 25, 2014 5:41 PM
 
A man holds a Ukrainian flag as he stands on Kiev's Independence Square on Feb 24, 2014. Ukraine's parliament on Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014, put off plans to vote on the formation of a national unity government until Thursday to allow consultations to continue. -- PHOTO: AFP

KIEV (REUTERS) - Ukraine's parliament on Tuesday put off plans to vote on the formation of a national unity government until Thursday to allow consultations to continue.

"The vote on the national unity government should be on Thursday," Mr Oleksander Turchinov, the speaker of the assembly and the acting president, told the chamber.

The vote had been expected to take place during Tuesday's session.