According to representatives of the current president of Ukraine, the debate should not coincide in time with the air of the debate in the studio “Public Television”.
The current president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, is ready to come to the debate with his rival for the post of new head of state, Vladimir Zelensky, on April 19 if one condition is met: the meeting at the Olimpiysky stadium in Kiev should not coincide with the debates on Public. This Ukrainian media said the representative of the election headquarters Poroshenko Oleg Medvedev.
“ If this will be a debate, and a debate at a time that will not be in conflict with the law, then it would be possible to consider how to go there.” But, since they are appointed at the time when Poroshenko is legally required to be on “Public Television”, as a law-abiding citizen, Poroshenko will go on public TV, and the law says that on the 19th there should be a debate on “Public”, and One of the presidential candidates has no right to ignore the requirement of the law , ”said Medvedev.
Recall, after the first round of presidential elections in Ukraine, the candidate for the post of head of state, Vladimir Zelensky, summoned Petro Poroshenko to the debate . They should be held on April 19 at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev. The showman plans to ask his opponent questions that have accumulated in voters. The current head of Ukraine accepted the challenge of the opponent, but later began to argue that the event should take place on the 14th .
At the headquarters of Zelensky Poroshenko was criticized , stressing that the law of Ukraine clearly stated what day the meeting of candidates should take place, Poroshenko has no right to change it unilaterally, especially with the involvement of presidential resources.
As Life reported, the second round of the presidential election will take place on April 21, 2019, in which Vladimir Zelensky (the leader of the first round) and Petro Poroshenko will take part. A new poll identified the leader of the presidential race.