Alexey Goncharovoj: Ivan Kovalenko / “Kommersant”
Prime Minister of Ukraine Alexey Goncharuk asked to refrain from conclusions about his resignation. He said this to Reuters in response to the question of whether the dismissal.
“Don’t jump to conclusions,” he said. Besides, Goncharuk asked a question, whether his petition of resignation by way of pressure on President Vladimir Zelensky and trying not PM so check how big is the confidence of the President. The Prime Minister refused to answer this question.
The head of Ukrainian government resigned on 17 January after the scandal with the wiretap of a meeting of the Cabinet. Published in network, the audio man, it sounds like Goncharuk, criticizes knowledge Zelensky in the economy, and calls himself a layman.
The President has received a petition Goncharuk resignation at the weekend and will hold consultations, including foreign, on the nomination of the new head of government. The resignation is already supported in the presidential party “servant of the people”. However, the final decision about dismissal of the Prime Minister can only accept the Verkhovna Rada.
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