Interior Minister Avakov not planning to run for president

Interior Minister Avakov not planning to run for president

Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov has said that he will not run for president in the next elections scheduled for 2019.

He stated this during the Right to Power talk show on the 1+1 TV channel, according to the channel's Television News Service (TSN).

"I will not [run for president], but I will decide on who to vote for," Avakov said.

Earlier, the interior minister's adviser, Illia Kiva, announced the intention to participate in the presidential elections. Batkivshchyna Party leader Yulia Tymoshenko also plans to run for president.


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