The question of permission to sell the Ukrainian agricultural land to foreign citizens must submit to a referendum. This was stated by Verkhovna Rada deputy of the Party of Regions, a member of the Parliamentary Committee on Agrarian Policy and Land Relations Gregory Smityuh.
"If we're talking about the land market, you need to know that if it is right we have to change, namely the change in terms of Article 13 of the Constitution, which stipulates that land is the exclusive right of citizens of Ukraine, the Ukrainian people. So if this is someone wants to change or sell, you need to ask the Ukrainian people, and only one way - just a referendum, "- said Smityuh.
As reported, on the eve of the first deputy head of presidential administration, Irina Akimova said that under the land reform in Ukraine in 2012 will allow the sale of agricultural land to foreign nationals.
Market Act ground Verkhovna Rada intends to take in the first quarter of 2011
In early March, the parliament refused to extend until January 1, 2015 moratorium on the sale of agricultural land, which is operating in Ukraine to 2012