23.02.16 10:18

Samopomich discusses three candidates for post of Prime Minister of Ukraine, - MP Soboliev

Samopomich parliamentary faction discussed three candidates for the post of the head of the Ukrainian government. Current Chairman of the Odesa Regional State Administration Mikheil Saakashvili was among them.

Samopomich faction Deputy Chairman Yehor Soboliev said on the air of ICTV, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrinform.

"We were discussing three candidates within the faction in order to recommend them to the president, the People's Front, and other partners in the coalition, when we were still its part. Two of these candidates were foreigners, and the third one was Mikheil Saakashvili, who had already been granted Ukrainian citizenship," he said.

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It was reported earlier that Saakashvili opened the anti-corruption forum Movement of Purgation in Chernivtsi on Monday and demanded early elections to the Verkhovna Rada. President Petro Poroshenko previously took a stand against the re-election.

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