The people’s Deputy from BPP Oleg Barna asks the deprivation of accreditation in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine journalist of the Ukrainian TV channels Igor Koltunov, whom he insulted in the Parliament on 2 October. This is stated in the appeal of the MP to the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on issues of freedom of speech and information policy Victoria syumar, reports “media Detector”.
In particular, Oleg Barna requested the Chairman to recommend to the press service of the Verkhovna Rada to terminate the accreditation of a journalist Igor Koltunov “to prevent future visits to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine the journalist”.
Barna believes that journalist unprofessionally performs his duties, and his purpose supposedly is to discredit MPs and Parliament, not the coverage of their work.
“I consider it unacceptable to accreditation in the Verkhovna Rada similar to journalists, the purpose of which is not a professional performance of their duties, not an objective coverage of the work of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine as the highest legislative body of the state, but only to discredit the dirty methods of people’s deputies and the Ukrainian Parliament as a whole”, – the statement says Barney.
It is noted that such treatment also received first Deputy Chairman of the Committee of freedom of speech Olga Chervakova. According to her, the Committee will consider the appeal in the near future. However, she reminded that the legislation does not stipulate the mechanisms of deprivation of accreditation.
Recall that on 2 October the people’s Deputy from the faction “Block of Petro Poroshenko” Oleg Barna I swore at the journalist Igor Koltunov after his question about not personal vote of parliamentarians in the Parliament.
After barn heard the question, said to a media representative: “what the fuck You came up to me, * * * went Jogging!” In addition, Barna asked whether the journalist is a representative of the “homosexual.” People’s Deputy also didn’t like that “picking on him”.
Note, the video clearly shows how Barna vote not only for themselves but also for their colleagues, while hiding behind the papers.
Later, the journalist Igor Koltunov registered in the parliamentary office letter addressed to the Chairman of the BPP Artur Gerasimov about the behavior of the member of the faction Oleg Barns. In a letter to require the exclusion of Barns from the faction.
Subsequently, the MP apologized for the offensive to voters and “children who showed the video”.