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.