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Ukrainian Parliament votes to extend martial law for 30 days until May 25

The presidential proposal on the prolongation of the martial law was supported by 300 lawmakers in the 450-seat assembly, Xinhua news agency reported, citing Zheleznyak's statement on Telegram

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky (Photo: AP/PTI)

IANS Kiev
The Ukrainian Parliament on Thursday voted to extend the martial law in the country for another 30 days, until May 25, lawmaker Yaroslav Zheleznyak said.
The presidential proposal on the prolongation of the martial law was supported by 300 lawmakers in the 450-seat assembly, Xinhua news agency reported, citing Zheleznyak's statement on Telegram.
Ukraine imposed martial law on February 24 in the wake of the conflict with Russia.
On March 15, the Ukrainian parliament voted to extend the special regime till April 25.
On April 19, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky submitted to the Parliament a bill to further extend martial law in the country.
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First Published: Apr 22 2022 | 9:18 AM IST

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