The leader of the faction «Batkivshchyna» Yulia Timoshenko declares that she does not claim the post of Prime Minister of Ukraine and representatives of the faction also not going to government positions, transfers «Interfax-Ukraine».
«I personally declare that I do not claim the post of Prime Minister,» she told reporters on the sidelines of Parliament on Thursday, February 18, adding that the team «Batkivshchyna» does not claim to Ministerial posts.
«We declare that we will vote for the government that is created without political quotas, without political influence… a government that will have the support of society,» podcherknula.
«We have to appeal now to all the MPs who haven’t lost their honor, who serve in Ukraine who want the sacrifices made by the Ukrainian people in the struggle for European country, were almost lost and were not in vain. They should write a letter of resignation from this clan coalition, and then we will be able to overload the government», – said Tymoshenko.
Leader of «homeland» once again proved that her faction formally withdrew from the coalition and demonstrated signatures of people’s deputies from «Batkivshchyna» about leaving the coalition. At the same time, according to Tymoshenko, Verkhovna Rada Chairman Volodymyr Hroisman has not officially announced that her faction withdrew from the coalition.
The «Batkivshchyna» intends to vote for the bills from «visa-free» package, she said.
«Faction «Batkivshchyna» at 16.00 come to the Verkhovna Rada. We will fight to improve it, make it much more professional the content of bills that are a condition for granting Ukraine a visa-free regime. And we will vote for bills that provide Ukraine’s obtaining the right to visa-free regime», — said Tymoshenko.
Recall, 16 January 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 coalition, and «Samopomich» refused to attend meetings of the Parliament. In September 2015 the coalition left Radical party of Oleg Lyashko.
Without «the BYuT representatives» and «radicals» in the coalition «European Ukraine» will remain 243 MPs.
The Prime Minister says that the necessary reformatting of the coalition and changes to the coalition agreement.
And the leader of the BPP «Solidarity» Yury Lutsenko demands that Yatsenyuk has suggested the new government or gone.
Many politicians and experts talk about the inevitability of early parliamentary elections.
Tymoshenko says doesn’t want to be Prime Minister 18.02.2016