The head of the Verkhovna Rada Vladimir Litvin claims that didn't receive the invitation to meeting to the president Victor Yushchenko concerning receiving the second tranche of the credit by Ukraine from the International Monetary Fund on Wednesday.
He declared it in Sevastopol on Tuesday, answering a question of journalists, whether it will take part in meeting at the president on Wednesday concerning the IMF credit or as he will explain Yushchenko the absence on it.
Litvin noted that he can "offer explanations for only the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine", transfers the UNIAN.
"Probably, as well as each person, each deputy, I plan the work. Yesterday (on Monday) at flower-laying I met the president - was told nothing about possibility of a meeting. Today (on Tuesday) I was at work till 14 hours 15 minutes - no invitations, any data existed", - the speaker told.
At the same time he noted that would respond to the offer and the corresponding invitation, "if it was made slightly earlier that it was possible to plan the work".
Litvin emphasized that doesn't consider that him "functions consist in sitting and waiting for the invitation".
"The parliament doesn't work in a plenary mode, and for me it is important... to know mood of people. Because it is possible to read mountains of materials, and to have the remote, foggy idea that occurs", - he told.
It is known that the head of the Verkhovna Rada is with three-day visit in the Crimea (on March 10-12). As reported in a press - service of the speaker, on Wednesday Litvin plans to be there.
Meanwhile, at 14:30 on Wednesday the president convokes meeting with the prime minister - the minister Yulia Timoshenko and the head of National bank Vladimir Stelmakh for discussion of a question of receiving the second tranche of the credit from the IMF.
The leader of opposition Victor Yanukovych who however didn't come earlier to similar meetings is also invited to this meeting.
After discussion of a question of receiving the second tranche of the credit of the IMF at the president, last week Yushchenko, Tymoshenko and Stelmakh sent the joint letter to the IMF. Litvin didn't sign it though took part in discussion.
However, the International Monetary Fund, according to mass media, returned it "the letter of three" on completion.