Poroshenko intends not to take part in next Parliament elections

Source : 112 Ukraine

“I have only one ally – the people of Ukraine,” the President said
19:18, 28 February 2018

Ukrainian Time

President Petro Poroshenko said that he doesn’t intend to take part in the next Parliament elections, as he said in the press conference broadcasted by today.

“Another sensational news. I’m definitely not going to take part in the parliamentary elections. The issue of the political alliances and others – these are highly important. In order to coordinate efforts, included in the framework of the current coalition, change the relations between the government and the coalition, and increase of the effectiveness of the work of both the Ukrainian Parliament and the coalition. I have one ally – the people of Ukraine. And the political parties – I’m grateful to them and I support them, but it’s not my agenda right now,” the President said.

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Poroshenko added that he would take part in the presidential election as a voter. As to running for the post, he said he would inform when the campaign starts.

Earlier, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said he would take part in the elections to the Ukrainian Parliament.

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