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Ukrainian Pro-presidential party “servant of the people” is considering the possibility of a coalition with the party of Svyatoslav Vakarchuk’s “Voice” in the new convocation of the Verkhovna Rada. This publication reports “RBC-Ukraine” citing a source in the headquarters of the party.
According to the source, before the official announcement of the results of the party does not undertake to predict the composition of the coalition, but “the Servant of the people” preparing for the possibility that the individual majority to form will not work. Among the possible allies in the party called “the Voice” Vakarchuk, explaining the necessity of Union “new faces”.
Speaking of traditional Ukrainian political forces, the source noted that “the Servant of the people” do not see as a coalition partner, “Batkivshchyna” of Yulia Tymoshenko, despite the fact that the former Prime Minister is actively promoting this idea. At the same time, in case the party of the former head of the SBU Igor Smeshko “Strength and Honor” will be able to overcome the five percent barrier, the negotiations can go with her.
In June the leader of the “servant of the people” Dmitry Razumkov told about a possible merger of “public Servants” with a “Voice.” According to him, the issue is not with whom to associate, and the reason why. “If those objectives and goals that they set before themselves, will coincide with the value bases of the party “servant of the people”, then theoretically the Union is possible,” he said.
Tymoshenko in June declared readiness to form a coalition with the party of “Servant of the people”. It also announced that it will present to President Vladimir Zelensky development programme “New deal”.
Later she advised the President to create in the Verkhovna Rada a broad coalition. She said that if Zelensky does not listen to her advice, and “servant of the people”, considering himself self-sufficient force, will not form a coalition, the “Fatherland” will not leave in opposition.
In the “Voice” Vakarchuk also said that the coalition with the “Servant of the people” possible.
Elections to the Verkhovna Rada will be held on July 21.
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