Tomorrow, on April 5, the National Public TV and Radio Company of Ukraine will hold the first orientation meeting on the debate of presidential candidates Vladimir Zelensky and Petro Poroshenko with the participation of representatives from two headquarters and the Central Election Commission.
This was announced by the head of the board of UA: Suspilne Zurab Alasania.
“Tomorrow the first orientation meeting will take place with the participation of representatives of the two headquarters and the CEC. Headquarters Petro Poroshenko will be represented by Oleg Medvedev. The headquarters of Vladimir Zelensky is Kirill Timoshenko, ”said Alasania.
According to him, negotiations at the start are complicated by the CEC statement, which “called the format of the stadium debates indulgence and demanded that the formality be observed.”
“Therefore, in any case, we will have to hold a debate at our home on April 19 at 8:00 pm And if both candidates do not show up, we will launch the ticker with the words “Sorry, candidate X did not appear,” said the head of the board.
It should be noted that the CEC called the scheduled debates at the NSC Olimpiyskiy a form of election campaigning, which candidates must pay from their own pocket. Also, the CEC recalled that any campaigning is prohibited until the announcement of the final results of the first round of elections.
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