Former President of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko was summoned to Pechersk District Court as a witness on “gas” case against former Prime Minister of Ukraine, Batkivshchyna Party leader Yulia Tymoshenko.

His Press Secretary Iryna Vannikova said this in a comment to UNIAN.

According to her words, on July 28, V. Yushchenko received a summons concerning necessity to take part in a court hearing of the criminal case against Yu. Tymoshenko as a witness on  28.07.2011.

At the same time I. Vannikova said that Victor Yushchenko is on vacation outside of Ukraine, so he was unable to attend the hearing.