Tymoshenko and coalition leaders speak against snap parliamentary poll

12:09, 24 June 2008
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"There is no reason to shift responsibility from politicians to citizens of Ukraine"

Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko speaks against carrying out a snap parliamentary poll in Ukraine.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, she claimed this at a meeting with Verkhovna Rada Speaker Arseniy Yatseniuk, BYuT faction top deputy leader Andriy Kozhemyakin, and Our Ukraine – People’s Self-Defense faction leader Vyacheslav Kyrylenko.

“No snap polls”, Yulia Tymoshenko stressed.

In his turn, V.Kyrylenko stressed there is no reason to shift responsibility from politicians to citizens of Ukraine, and to employ an early election.

“Our Ukraine supports a stable, constructive, weighed work, and will call on all political forces to that”, he said, adding that Ukraine is already tired of elections. He also stressed that the elections in the year 2006 and 2007 indicated a “confident victory” of democratic forces.

A.Kozhemyakin also stressed that the attitude of BYuT to early election is negative.

 

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