Negotiations on the holding of the debates of the candidates for the presidency at Olympic Stadium are in an active stage as Ukrinform reported citing the stadium’s administration.
“As for today’s morning, the negotiations are in an active stage. The results will be published approximately until the end of the day on our website and Facebook page as well as on the websites of the candidates’ headquarters,” the message said.
Now, it is unknown whether the tickets for the debates will be provided.
On April 3, Zelensky replied to Poroshenko's invitation to participate in debates and put forward his conditions. He wanted to hold debates at Olympic 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 Olympic Stadium.
In his turn, Zelensky reported that he wants to hold the debates with Poroshenko on April 19 at Olympic Stadium.
On April 10, Olympic Stadium reported that it got two applications for holding debates from two presidential candidates Volodymyr Zelensky and Petro Poroshenko.