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Former President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the team his party “European solidarity” managed to destroy the plans of the politicians of the “Pro pool” in the European Parliament. About it reports “Interfax-Ukraine”.
He believes that the meeting of MEPs with representatives of the party “Opposition platform For life” was an attempt “to destroy the concept of the protection of Ukrainian interests in the European Parliament”. “Thanks to our determined effort, the attempt of the “fifth column” of the Kremlin here, in Strasbourg, had failed,” the politician said.
According to Poroshenko, now all Ukrainian interests are focused in Strasbourg, where the first session of the new convocation of the European Parliament. “We need to consolidate all Pro-Ukrainian forces in the international arena for the common defense of our country and to counter the hybrid aggression by Russia”, — says the former head of state.
He also said he was willing “to lean on the new government.”
In early July, Poroshenko accused the incumbent President Vladimir Zelensky in the attempt to make a “creeping Pro-Russian revenge”. As evidence of the “revanchist pressure” on the state of Ukraine, he called the actions against the law on the state language, the cancellation of the registration of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine and reverse the renaming of the earlier “decompensirovanny” streets. “It is called in one word — revenge”, — said Poroshenko.
July 16, the press service of the party “European solidarity” said that Poroshenko plans to go to Strasbourg, to form a “powerful group” of allies among the European deputies and new heads of the European Union.
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