Yatsenyuk proposed to head United Center party – mass media
“Those willing to join the new political project are queuing up..."
Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk is proposed to head United Center party, according to “Delo” newspaper №604 (90) dated May 28, 2008, referring to information at its disposal.
According to the daily, all-Ukrainian constitutive convention of the United Center will take place on July 12. On the eve of the convention, the United Center stirred up its work on attracting new members to the party.
“Some parliament members from the OU-PSD bloc can join the political force of Baloha [the United Center] in the nearest future. The outcome of the early election in Kyiv, which indicated a low rating of the political forces in the mega bloc, contributed to it”, the article reads.
“Those willing to join the new political project are queuing up at the Bankova Street”, a People’s Union Our Ukraine party representative disclosed. Particularly, talks are being held with Pora of Vladyslav Kaskiv, the Motherland Defenders Party of Yuri Karmazin, and the Ukrainian People’s Party of Yuri Kostenko”, “Delo” informs. “The Ukrainian People’s Party and other “dwarf” parties have already given an unofficial consent to form a union with the United Center”, the newspaper reads.
A source from OU-PSD disclosed to the daily that Dnipropetrovsk Oblast governor Victor Bondar, Kyiv Oblast governor Vira Ulyanchenko, Lviv Oblast governor Mykola Kmit, and Vinnytsya Oblast governor Oleksander Dombrovskiy, may join the United Center.
“Yatseniuk will be given the leading role in the new project”, the newspaper notes, adding that he has been proposed to head the United Center for several times already. Yatseniuk’s colleagues in OU-PSD bloc believe he has been waiting “for the most advantageous proposal”.