Donetsk Oblast Council chairman Anatoliy Blyzniuk turned to President of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko with a proposal “to forget about separatism in Donbass”.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, A.Blyzniuk claimed this yesterday in Donetsk at a meeting of the Oblast’s officials with Victor Yushchenko.

“I would like very much that, after this meeting, you forget about separatism in Donbass”.

During the meeting, A.Blyzniuk spoke both Ukrainian and Russian languages. Addressing A.Blyzniuk, Victor Yushchenko noted: “You speak a perfect Ukrainian”.

The Oblast Council chief emphasized: “Patriots live in the Donetsk Oblast”.

The President answered that it was worth to arrive in the Donetsk Oblast only for the sake of these words.