Zakharchenko denied information about the negotiations with Poroshenko
DONETSK, 5 Jul — RIA Novosti. The self-proclaimed head of the Donetsk people’s Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko refutes the statement of the former Prime Minister of Ukraine, leader of “Batkivshchyna” party Yulia Tymoshenko about the alleged talks between him and President Petro Poroshenko.
Earlier, Tymoshenko, who intends to run for President of Ukraine in 2019, said that Poroshenko allegedly negotiating with the leaders of the DNI and LC, to impose martial law and stay in power for a second term. During martial law in the country cannot be held elections.
“Yulia Tymoshenko’s imagination. Poroshenko and the Kiev government in General, neither obvious nor to a secret level didn’t contact with us”, — Zakharchenko told RIA Novosti.
In his opinion, for the escalation of the conflict to the President of Ukraine don’t need to negotiate with the leaders of the DNI and LC, and direct dialogue with Kiev — in the future. “This will be a dialogue not about the beginning and the end of war and future principles of peaceful coexistence”, — said Zakharchenko.