Poroshenko not to run for parliament

12:26, 02 August 2007
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As President proposed him to focus on economics

President of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko proposed Verkhovna Rada of the 5th convocation MP Petro Poroshenko to focus on the “economics direction”, that is why he refused from balloting for parliament at the upcoming early election.

      According to an UNIAN correspondent, P.Poroshenko claimed his today at the 5th congress of People’s Union Our Ukraine party today.

      “Nobody except for me may make the decision. Three days ago I received a proposal from the President to focus on the professional economical direction”, P.Poroshenko disclosed.

      He stressed that the proposal was rather interesting for him. He asked the party presidium not to include him into the party’s electoral list.

      At the same time, he stressed that he will continue his political and public activities.

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