A BYT leader Oleksander Turchynov claims that the coalition talks resumed.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, he disclosed to journalists today that yesterday, on 16 May, the talks were resumed by the three orange political forces.

“As far as I know, today Yulia Tymoshenko, Oleksander Moroz, and an Our Ukraine leader, most probably, Roman Bessmertnyi, are due to meet to continue the talks”, O.Turchynov said.

At the same time, he expressed a hope that thae Our Ukraine leadership will continue to work over creating a coalition. He pointed out that the political forces are to close to creating the coalition, and the draft coalition agreement is almost ready.

He also confirmed that yesterday Yulia Tymoshenko met with President of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko. “I guess their meeting was rather effective”, O.Turchynov said.