Media: the main contender for the post of Prime Minister is Groysman, and Yatsenyuk will leave five «portfolios» in the government

The participants of talks on forming a new Cabinet came to the first joint decisions. This writes citing its own sources.

So, the main and only contender for the post of Prime Minister today is Vladimir Groisman. The current head of AP Boris Lozhkin claim to the post of Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of economy.

Lutsenko initiates the meeting of the factions of the coalition to make proposals for the composition of the future government

The Minister of Finance could become Ivan Miklos, former Minister of economy of the Slovak Republic, and Deputy Prime Minister for European integration Deputy Ivanna klympush-Tsintsadze.

The Arseniy Yatsenyuk — according to the emerging configuration remain five «portfolios». The head of the Ministry of natural resources, at the present time is not determined — «continue bidding» with the PPO, «Batkivshchyna» and Oleg Lyashko. The latter, however, is ready to resign from their posts in the Cabinet in exchange for the post of speaker of the Parliament.

State fiscal service — by prior arrangement – will be headed by Nina Southerner.

Thus, the coalition remains four factions — the PPO, «people’s front», Radical party and «Batkivshchyna».

The vote is scheduled on the following Tuesday, March 29 or Thursday, March 31.

The source noted that against Natalia Jaresko as Prime Minister was made by almost all parties to the negotiations, including the PPO and «popular front», which was previously prepared to support her. «Veterans» were indignant with the intention Jaresko to dismiss Avakov and Petrenko, as well as the programme of the government, which is only to fulfill a list of requirements of the IMF. «Batkivshchyna» agreed on any Prime Minister’s candidacy, in addition to Yatsenyuk and Jaresko.

Another source on Bank, is directly involved in the talks, expressed the view that «Yatsenyuk enough and four portfolio — the Ministry of internal Affairs, the Ministry of justice, Ministry of education, the Ministry of infrastructure. Negotiations on the fifth continue. Applicants also are Tymoshenko and Lyashko.

However, in the AP I doubt that Lyashko enter the coalition. In this case, the majority in Parliament will form three parties — the PPO, «popular front» and «Batkivschyna», the other voice plan to get from independents. As a speaker there named Andriy Parubiy.

At the moment there is no clarity about heads of the Ministry of social policy and the national Bank. Against Valeriya Gontareva speaking parliamentarians from different factions, but on Bank alternative Valeria Alekseevna has not yet proposed. Hontareva, according to the interviewees in a circle, ready to resign if Jaresko and Abromavicius will leave their posts.

It is important to note that all the above items were discussed with the direct participation of Arseniy Yatsenyuk about what he told his closest associates, however — according to them — the final decision for yourself is still not adopted. Thus, it is possible that Arseniy Petrovych will be to make efforts in order to remain in office. The course of the negotiation process is changing very rapidly.

Lutsenko initiates the meeting of the factions of the coalition to make proposals for the composition of the future government

The leader of the faction «Block of Petro Poroshenko» Yuriy Lutsenko initiates on Wednesday, March 23, the meeting of the factions of the parliamentary coalition to make proposals about the future of the premiere and the government. He said this on air of channel «112».

«I am initiating on Wednesday at 12.00 the meeting of the factions of the coalition, or more precisely, the former coalition, to propose a future Prime Minister and of his government,» the MP said and added that «the team «people’s front» is constantly trying to throw the ball on the field of the President».

Lutsenko noted that «PPB» «has its own candidate (for Prime Minister – ed.) and «PPB» will make it on Wednesday at a meeting of the coalition in order to formalize this process.»

He also added that «we have agreed our position with the leadership of the faction «Batkivshchyna».

«And remember that Arseny Petrovich has repeatedly and publicly declared: if any candidate is collecting votes in such quantity that when added to other members of the «Popular front» gives the most, he for the chair to stay will not. Okay, we’ll do this Wednesday,» — said the MP.

So, Lutsenko stressed that the faction «BPP» will offer his candidature for General discussion and if it will be supported by colleagues, he has «little doubt» that «we formalize all the process through the decision of the appropriate fractions and will be ready to vote in the coming days».

Answering the question, what about this thinks the President, Lutsenko noted: «the President believes that it is the exclusive competence of the Parliament and he will not interfere in the work of Parliament. Except that he will be unable to harmonize positions. Then you’ll have to use his constitutional powers and to seek another Parliament. But in the current situation it is wrong, it is irresponsible. Because it would take us a minimum of six months time to the election game in populism and radicalism, and in the end lead to Parliament the same actors. Probably in slightly different proportions, but those same persons».

Earlier it was reported that the leader of the faction «Block of Petro Poroshenko» Yuriy Lutsenko said that the BPP advocates the appointment of a Minister of Finance Natalia Jaresko Prime Minister and proposes to hold an extraordinary session of the Verkhovna Rada on March 24, which will vote for a new Prime Minister and the government.


On 16 February, the Verkhovna Rada listened to the report of the Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on the government’s work in 2015, dismissed him, acknowledging that the work is not satisfactory, but during the vote of no confidence in the government has gained only 194 votes with the required 226. A new vote on this issue is possible only at the next session, which will begin in September.

February 17, faction «Batkivshchyna» announced its withdrawal from the ruling coalition.

On 18 February the faction «Samopomich» has also decided to leave the coalition.

In September 2015 the coalition left Radical party.

Without representatives «Samopomich», «the BYuT representatives» and «radicals» in the coalition «European Ukraine» will remain 217 deputies at the minimum required 226 members to form a majority.

On February 19 the first Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Andrei Parubiy said that the parliamentary coalition is more than 226 MPs, and it exists.

First Deputy head of procedural Committee of the Verkhovna Rada Pavel Pynzenik said that legally the faction of the Radical party is still in the parliamentary coalition.

The Prime Minister says that the necessary reformatting of the coalition and changes to the coalition agreement. Also Yatsenyuk is conducting talks on the future of the coalition with the leader of the «radical» Oleh Lyashko.

Many politicians and experts talk about the inevitability of early parliamentary elections.

President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Yatsenyuk thus strongly oppose the holding of early parliamentary elections.

Media: the main contender for the post of Prime Minister is Groysman, and Yatsenyuk will leave five «portfolios» in the government 22.03.2016

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