Kiev refused to believe in a possible boycott of “Eurovision”
In the final part of the contest “Eurovision-2017” will perform in Kyiv at least 42 participants out of a planned 43, said Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister Vyacheslav Kirilenko. He said this in the air of “Ukrainian radio”.
The Deputy head of the government once again reminded that Russia in the Eurovision song contest can submit only does not violate Ukrainian legislation the contractor.
Will come to Russia with another member — please, we will ensure the safety, normal stay and all that is needed in such cases. You don’t come, 42 participants will take part, and they will dopolnuvanje Kurilenkova Prime Minister for humanitarian Affairs and the Minister of culture of Ukraine
Deputy Prime Minister concluded that Kiev does not intend to violate its own laws and international law for the sake of a trip on “the Eurovision” the Russian singer Yulia Samoilova, which denied entry to Ukraine.
In late March, the leadership of the European broadcasting Union, the organizer of “Eurovision” — has addressed to the Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman letter expressing dissatisfaction with the decision not to let the competition Samoilov. The letter States that the members of the Union negatively evaluate the situation, and a number of broadcasters in Europe (their names are given) and do intend to boycott music shows.
The security service of Ukraine closed Samoilova entry into the country on March 22. This decision was connected with the visit of the singer of the Crimea in 2015, which in Kiev is considered a violation of the state border.
The semifinals of “Eurovision-2017” will take place on 9 may and 11 may, the final on 13 may.
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