Klimkin to run for parliament as self-nominated candidate

12:40, 20 May 2019
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Speaking during a morning TV show, "Snidanok z 1+1," on May 20, Klimkin said he had never been a member of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc parliamentary faction and was not going to join the team of President Petro Poroshenko.

"In fact, I have never been a member of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc parliamentary faction and I'm not going to become it. As of today, I don't see party projects that are very worthy in terms of people and principles, therefore, I'm open to proposals and ideas. I think it's necessary to be closer to people, not to the [party] lists. My native Kyiv is around me, I have done a lot of things here, therefore [I will run] as a self-nominated candidate and everything will be super," he said.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukraine's Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin drew up a letter of resignation, planning to submit it to Ukraine's parliament and newly elected President Volodymyr Zelensky on Monday, May 20.


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