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The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko intends to start the escalation of hostilities in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions of the country to disrupt the presidential elections, scheduled for 2019. Such a statement on Thursday, July 5, in the channel “NTU” was made by the Chairman of the faction “Batkivshchyna” in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko. A fragment of her interview is available on YouTube.
“Poroshenko wants, in principle, presidential elections are not carried out. And so now began a deep negotiation process with those who supposedly is headed by the LC and the DNR (the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk national republics — approx. “Of the tape.ru”)— in fact, people who occupied part of Ukraine and Donbass”, — said the former Prime Minister of Ukraine.
According to her, the head of state is going to initiate a major war in the region. “He wants to further the occupied territory of Ukraine, he wants everything burned and blazed to the war broke up and went to the highest level”, — said Tymoshenko.
The MP stressed that the leader of Ukraine intends due to the escalation of the conflict in the Donbass martial law in the country and to hold elections of the head of state. The former Prime Minister urged Poroshenko to abandon this “extremely dangerous” plan which, according to her, is being implemented. “Already starting to die, our military in this war, an increasing number of wounded, aktiviziruyutsya fighting,” she said.
“I want to warn Poroshenko — if, God forbid, it goes that way — the start of a new military escalation in order to keep his power and not hold elections… this is gonna know the whole world knows the Ukrainian people, and we will not let you do that, Peter A.”, — Tymoshenko emphasized and added that the current President “nothing will help” to stay for a second term or not to hold elections.
Election of the President of Ukraine to be held on March 31, 2019. The current head of state Petro Poroshenko has the right to run for a second term, but so far it has not announced its plans. According to sociological surveys, most Ukrainians would like to see on the post of the President Yulia Tymoshenko, who has already declared that will struggle for the presidency in 2019.
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