Elections in Ukraine will take place a very long time – Poroshenko

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the elections in Ukraine will take place a very long time, and the election season will start in 2019. About this Poroshenko said during celebrations on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Association of Ukrainian cities in Kyiv today.

“Elections, friends, a very long time. I repeat: not coming soon! If someone wants to ask when will they be? Election season will start in 2019, in accordance with the law,” he said.

“I deliberately immediately after the election the President called for early parliamentary elections in 2014, where he was elected the Parliament, which with me has made these reforms, formed a government that targets and supports the President and decentralization, and in 2015 was held the next local elections. For what it was made – it is necessary to stop the populism and to enable the country to work without elections, to carry out real reforms,” – said the head of state.

“So, instead of preparing for short-term handouts and bribes, it is better to invest in community development” – summed Poroshenko.

We will remind, earlier the Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman disclosed the secret of how the previous government “tighten up” pensions to the election.