The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that guarantees free, fair, democratic elections of the President, Parliament and the elections of local governments. The head of state said during the YES forum, which was broadcast channel “112 Ukraine”.
“Ukraine’s future in a significant, if not decisive, degree definitely depends on the election cycle. As President, I firmly guarantee free, fair, democratic elections – presidential elections, new Parliament and the elections of local governments. We will protect the free will of citizens”, – said Poroshenko.
According to him, Ukraine together with the Western partners produces a cushion against foreign interventions in the electoral process.
“The best way to protect free world – to defend Ukraine. Crusade against democracy and freedom acquired the character of a hybrid world war. With our Western partners produce mechanisms to deal with foreign interventions in the electoral process”, – said Poroshenko.
Note that the elections of the President of Ukraine, according to the legislation, scheduled for 31 March 2019. Elections to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to be held on 27 October 2019.
Periodically there were rumors about the possibility of holding early elections (primarily Parliament), but in the end, as of now such a decision was not made.