Olimpiyskiy NSC will not sell tickets for the debates of the presidential candidates Volodymyr Zelensky and Petro Poroshenko, as the press office of the sports complex reported, Ukrainian News informed.
“NSC will not sell tickets. This question should be put to the headquarters,” the message reads.
According to the representative of the sports complex, NSC does not sell tickets for the events as this is the responsibility of the organizers and ticket sales operators.
On April 3, Zelensky replied to Poroshenko's invitation to participate in debates and put forward his conditions. He wanted to hold debates at Olympiysky Stadium. Poroshenko’s team said, “the President does not perform at stadiums”. A few hours later Poroshenko changed his mind and agreed to participate in the debates.
On April 7, Poroshenko stated that he waits for Volodymyr Zelensky on April 14 at Olympiysky Stadium.
In his turn, Zelensky stated he wanted to hold the debates with Poroshenko on April 19 at Olympiysky Stadium.
On April 10, Olympiysky Stadium reported that it got two applications for holding debates from two presidential candidates Volodymyr Zelensky and Petro Poroshenko.
Presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelensky reported that free tickets for the fan zone at NSC Olimpiysky stadium are now available. Thus, some viewers will be able to watch the debates between Zelensky and the incumbent president Petro Poroshenko on the stadium for free.
The debates are to take place on Friday, April 19.