Monday, 17 February 2014, at 17:54
The candidate for prime minister will be considered at a meeting of the Party of Regions fraction. Ukrainska Pravda was informed by Oleh Tsariov, deputy head of the PR fraction in response to a question whether proposals were already discussed by deputies. “We will be discussing this tomorrow. At 8:30,” – he said.
Responding as well to a question whether there is an evening meeting planned with the president and leaders of the Party of the Regions to discuss a candidate for the position of prime minister, Tsariov stated that he was not aware of a planned meetings. In turn, deputy Olena Bondarenko did not exclude the possibility of a meeting taking place, adding that deputies will learn about this at a fraction meeting on Tuesday.
“This is a definite possibility, but only the president and the leadership will know about this. If it takes place, then we will learn about this tomorrow meeting at a general meeting,” – she said and added that the fraction leader, Oleksandr Yefremov, may know about this meeting. Ukrainska Pravda turned to him for a comments, received a response from his assistant that Yefremov’s schedule doesn’t allow him to respond to UP’s question. Obversely, the assistant was not aware whether Yefremov has a meeting planned with the president on Monday.
Translated by Myron Spolsky