Leader of “Batkivshchyna” party Yuliya Tymoshenko insists, that early parliamentary election is economy of state funds, not expenditure. She stated this at a press conference, aired by “112 Ukraine”.
“In case we leave everything as it is, if we don’t change everything immediately – state authorities, government, parliament – it will ultimately destroy Ukraine. We will do everything possible to convince the country of the need to conduct early parliamentary election and to protect the rights of people. Arguments of those opposing election are as follows: first of all, a poor country cannot afford to conduct an election, because it’s expensive. This is not true, because an election costs a bit more than 1 billion hryvnas, whereas losses from corruption annually amount to 50 billion hryvnas, offshores – to another 68 billion hryvnas. Election will result in economy and additional funds for the state”, - Tymoshenko stated.
Moreover, according to Tymoshenko, early parliamentary election cannot be “planned by Putin, because Putin’s plan is weak, economically and financially destroyed Ukraine”.