The current president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, who is running for a second term, said he would come to NSK Olympic to participate in the discussion with the presidential candidate, the showman Vladimir Zelenski.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who is running for a second term, said he would be at NSK Olympic for a debate with the presidential candidate, showman Vladimir Zelenski on April 19. He announced this on the live talk show "Pulse" on the channel "112 Ukraine" on April 16.
"He will do everything possible so that every Ukrainian citizen will be able to get as much information as possible on the two candidates in order to make a conscious choice. Therefore, we will meet on April 19 at the stadium," Poroshenko said.
March 31, the first round of presidential elections in Ukraine. According to official data of the CEC, 30.24% of the voters voted for Zelenski, for Poroshenko – 15.95%. They cross into the second round of elections, which will be held on April 21.
On April 3, Zelensky proposed to hold a debate at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev. He said that he waited for a response from Poroshenko within 24 hours and set several conditions. On the night of April 4, Poroshenko accepted the offer. He appointed Zelenski's debate in the National Sports Complex "Olympic" on 14.14 April 14.
The head of the Central Election Commission of Ukraine, Tatiana Slipachuk, explained that official television debates, financed by the state budget, which will be held at the Public TV Studio April 19 (starting at 8 pm). Debates of stadium candidates can be a form of campaign and should be paid from candidates' funds noted in the CEC.
April 14 Poroshenko came to the Olympic StadiumGreen does not appear on the NSC.
Zelenski's headquarters said that under the stadium is a campaign rally Poroshenko, and The debate at NSC "Olympic" should start at 19:00 on April 19th.
Medvedev said on April 15 that the president ready to participate in the debate at NSK Olympic, from 19:00 to 16:00, so that candidates can go to the studio on public television to hold debates determined by law.
Green, political consultant, Dmitry Razumkov, said that it was not appropriate to debate during working hours.
On April 16, the headquarters of the candidate signed a lease agreement for the Olympic NSC on April 19.