Victor Medvedchuk: Vladislav Sodel / Kommersant
Member of the international negotiations on the Donbass, the head of the political Council of the Ukrainian party “the Opposition platform For life” Viktor Medvedchuk announced that his political force supports the policy of the new President Vladimir Zelensky. He told about it to the edition “the Sight”.
“To my great regret, I see no reason to represent the interests of the team Zelensky as the new government not only because our party is in opposition to it from the moment of his election”, — he stressed.
Medvedchuk said that his plan for a peaceful settlement of the conflict in Donbass is completely contrary point of view, marked Zelensky. In particular, the politician, like the President, acts for the return of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk national republics (DND and LNR) under the jurisdiction of Kiev, but as Autonomous. The inhabitants of these territories, he proposed to grant Amnesty.
President Zelensky, as indicated by Medvedchuk, strongly opposed the autonomy and Amnesty, and that, in the opinion of the opposition, will not allow to reach the world.
In addition, the leader of “the Opposition platform of Pro — life is” not satisfied with the position of the new head of state, who said that Russia and Ukraine from the total remained only the border. “Us, Mr. Zelenski and his team, and us, Ukrainians and Russians share a thousand years of history, Slavic roots, Orthodox faith and sharing the victory in the great Patriotic war, we are United by millions of relatives living in both countries”, — said Medvedchuk.
Earlier, the head of the presidential administration of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky Andrey Bogdan said that the team of the Ukrainian leader did not want to involve Medvedchuk in negotiations with Russia, if they take place. From Zelensky expect that Moscow itself will go on dialogue, but it will take place or not depends on the proposed conditions.
May 23, Zelensky ruled out the possibility of negotiations with Russia and a referendum in Ukraine for this reason. He later clarified that he intends to hold a public poll to know and take into account the opinion of citizens.
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