Ukraine's parliament sacks PM ally interior minister

Ukraine's parliament on Thursday dismissed the interior minister, a close ally of presidential candidate Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko.

Ukraine's parliament sacks PM ally interior minister

Ukraine's parliament on Thursday dismissed the interior minister, a close ally of presidential candidate Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko.

The motion to sack Yuri Lutsenko was initiated by the Regions Party of Viktor Yanukovich, who faces Tymoshenko in a Feb. 7 runoff vote for the presidency.

The motion, at a special session of the 450-seat parliament, was narrowly passed by 231 votes.


Reuters

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