Information about the meeting of interior Minister Arsen Avakov and the leader of Batkivshchyna Yulia Tymoshenko, in which they allegedly agreed to cooperate, does not correspond to reality, said in comments to the edition «GORDON» the political analyst Taras Berezovets.
«This is misinformation. Such provocations have been before. Rumors of a collaboration Avakov, Tymoshenko is trying to undermine the Union «popular front» and the PPO. The bumps are on the key figures – Yatsenyuk (ex-the Prime Minister-the Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. – «GORDON»), Avakov, Groisman (the Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman. – «GORDON»). I can say unequivocally that there are no negotiations between Avakov and Tymoshenko has to date not conducted. Them and can not in principle be due to a conflict that stretches back to 2014. Avakov, Tymoshenko directly did not communicate,» – said the analyst.
According to him, the information about the meeting of Tymoshenko and Avakov addressed to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
«Information about the negotiations aimed at the President to cause him nervousness and suspicions concerning his allies. However, the head of state speaks with intelligence and knows what they say about him in any office. And if this information is confirmed, it would be a reason for feelings. But the President knows it’s a bluff», – said Berezovets.
As reported, Ukrainian journalist, founder of the Internet edition «GORDON» Dmitry Gordon, Avakov, Timoshenko held a secret meeting to discuss further political cooperation.
Avakov became a member of the party «Batkivshchyna» in 2010. In 2012-2014 he was a people’s Deputy from this political force.
In August 2014, Avakov said that a part of the team «Batkivshchyna» leaving the party (including he, Yatsenyuk and Turchinov (current Secretary of the NSDC Oleksandr Turchynov. – «GORDON») as not agreed about the forthcoming elections and the role of the party in the political process. «I respect the opinions of friends and politicians in the Batkivshchyna party, believes that the opposition to Poroshenko is a greater benefit for the country. I understand the logic of their objections and arguments, understand the nuances and terms possible associations get it. But honestly Express their position – in the current situation is wrong and unacceptable, only unity», – wrote Avakov in Facebook.
Turchinov, Yatsenyuk and Avakov founded a new party, «popular front» which in the elections of 2014 ranked first on party lists, it was supported by 22,14% of the voters. «Fatherland» received 5,68% of the vote.
According to the results of a survey conducted by Fund «Democratic initiatives» name Ilka Kucheriva and Razumkov Center in June 2017, at the elections on Sunday with a score of 11.2% would have won «Batkivshchyna». «Popular front» is ready to vote to 1.7% of voters.
Berezovets: rumors of a collaboration Avakov, Tymoshenko is trying to undermine the Union «popular front» and the PPO 30.08.2017