20,000 people came at the meeting of Petro Poroshenko with Ukrainians, which was originally scheduled as a debate with Volodymyr Zelensky. This was announced by the press secretary of the head of state Svyatoslav Tsegolko on Facebook.
He noted that the event was "a real explosion of positive." “This is a positive explosion at the Olympiysky Stadium. The atmosphere was incredible: families with children, tears in their eyes, embroidered shirts and incredible faith,” said Tsegolko.
He also said that 20 000 people sang the anthem of Ukraine at the stadium.
“Most of all I was struck by the anthem that 20б000 people sang right at the stadium (it’s a pity that the police are reducing the number of people gathered today). In fact, there are much more Ukrainians who demand debate from Zelensky.”
Poroshenko said that he would respect any choice of the Ukrainian people, whoever they vote for in the second round of the elections on April 21. He said this speaking to journalists at the NSC Olimpiysky, reports 112 Ukraine.
"If, God forbid, he (showman Volodymyr Zelensky, - ed.) is elected (president - ed.), and it is the choice of the Ukrainian people, I will respect it. Why? Because we are a democratic state, and there is already no doubt about this, "he noted.
At the same time, Poroshenko added that he was concerned about the likely presidency of Zelensky.