Ukraine elections: Opposition Bloc, For Life Party set to unite, nominate one candidate

KIEV, Sept twelve.- Ukraine’s 2 leading political opposition forces, the Opposition bloc and Za Zhittya For Life parties are prepared for a merger, Sergei Levochkin, a deputy chairman of the opposition caucus within the Verkhovna Rada national parliament said on Wed.

“I support the consolidated opposition, as well as a merger with Za Zhittya party, that is LED by Vadim Rabinovich and Yevgeny Murayev,” he twittered. “I support unification with all the political forces sharing the values of the Opposition bloc and its electorate, namely, peace, the country’s unity, the progress of democracy and therefore the economy, freedom of speech and freedom of concepts.”

“Consultations on the difficulty continue for 2 months already,” he told the Levy Bereg Left-Hand Shore publication, adding that the parties weren’t discussing a joint party electoral ticket or the chance of nominating a common candidate for the presidential election.

For the consultations to require the ultimate form, “it’s necessary to convene a congress of our party so it may endorse the mandatory decision.”

Vadim Rabinovich, too, mentioned the plans for a merge of the Opposition alinement and Za Zhittya earlier on Wed.

“Yes, it’s true that we’re getting ready for unification,” he told Ukraina 112 channel. “We should come to terms with one another in spite of the present massive ambitions.”

For Life Party was registered on December nine, 1999. Its head is Vadym Rabinovych. Viktor Medvedchuk, who is according to possess shut ties to Russian President Putin, has recently declared he united to connection the for life team at Rabinovych’s proposal following years of being at the helm of the “Ukrainian Choice” social movement.
As UNIAN according earlier, regular presidential elections in Ukraine are regular for March thirty one, 2019.
Parliamentary elections to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of the ninth convocation are to be command in October 2019.

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