Groysman’s spox: almost all positions in new Cabinet agreed
Virtually all the positions regarding formation of the new Cabinet of Ministers of Ministers have been agreed, according to Dmytro Stoliarchuk, press secretary of Rada Speaker Volodymyr Groysman, the nominee for the post of a prime minister.
"The outcome of today’s talks on the formation of the Cabinet. Virtually all the positions have been agreed. Groysman managed to defend the reformist core in the new government," he tweeted.
As UNIAN reported earlier, citing the Ukrainian media, the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko late Monday considered BPP faction leader Yuriy Lutsenko’s nomination for premiership following an unexpected hesitation of Rada Speaker Volodymyr Groysman to lead the government. It was noted that Poroshenko also proposed the position to NSDC chief Oleksandr Turchynov, but he refused.
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