Zelensky confirms meeting with banker Tigipko (Video)
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said he met with banker and politician Sergiy Tigipko.
When asked by journalists whether he was negotiating Tigipko's possible post in government, Zelensky said: "I really conduct interviews with many people, and I have also met with Mr. Tigipko. That's true," according to a video posted by Radio Liberty on Twitter on February 26.
Зеленський: я дійсно зустрічався з Тігіпко pic.twitter.com/W9aHlueMuJ— Радіо Свобода (@radiosvoboda) February 26, 2020
Earlier, a number of Ukrainian media, citing sources in the government, reported on Tigipko's possible appointment as prime minister.
The presidential press service has not responded to an UNIAN request for comment.