The faction “block of Petro Poroshenko” made a decision to terminate membership in the coalition, the MP said this faction Oleksiy Goncharenko. “The faction “Block of Petro Poroshenko” made a decision to terminate membership in the coalition, until the decision on the election of a new Prime Minister,” he told reporters before a meeting of deputies with the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko (quoted by “Interfax-Ukraine”).
According to him, to announce the decision at a meeting of the Verkhovna Rada charged to Yury Lutsenko, the head of the faction “Block of Petro Poroshenko”. “When he [Lutsenko] will do it, the coalition has finally cease to exist,” — said Goncharenko.
RBC-Ukraine with reference to the words Goncharenko after meeting of fraction of the PPB reports that it has formally nominated the speaker of the Rada Volodymyr Groysman presidential candidate of the Cabinet. MP PPO Sergey Leshchenko said that the decision was supported by almost all members of the faction. Refrained himself Leshchenko and Mustafa Nayem, it was opposed by Natalya Novak.
“As requested by our colleagues from “people’s front”, we gave a candidate. First, we proposed Natalia Yaresko, she has not found the support offered Andrey Sadovyi,” — said Goncharenko (quoted by Segodnia). The Deputy also said that the faction had discussed the candidacies of Ministers, but no decision was made. “According to the Constitution it is the Prime Minister shall submit the nominations of Ministers to the Verkhovna Rada. The names sounded different: Miklos, Lozhkin, Kutova, Stets, Zubko, Rozenko and others,” said Goncharenko.
People’s Deputy Oleg Barna told reporters that the PPB faction out of the coalition if the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk before the end of the week do not write a resignation. “Faction decided to leave the coalition if Yatsenyuk before the end of the week do not write a resignation,” said Barna (quoted by UNN).