(Updated) Information on appointment of Akhmetov has called rumors and speculation. However, said that the businessman "was ready for any steps"
Businessman Rinat Akhmetov declares that is ready for any steps to end the war in Donbass and remains a supporter of peace at the negotiating table. He commented on the information that the President Petro Poroshenko allegedly considering the appointment of businessman and former regions Yuri Boyko as new heads of administrations on the territory of certain districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions (ORDA).
"The press service of the Rinat Akhmetov Foundation has never commented and will not comment on rumors and speculation. But if you ask what Rinat Akhmetov, Rinat Akhmetov is ready to do anything to stop the war," said ЛІГА.net in a press-service of the businessman.
Most importantly, stated in the press service of Akhmetov on behalf of that "no bloodshed". "Rinat Akhmetov was a supporter of that peace came at the negotiating table", - stated in the SCM.
"Without Donbass Ukraine will be very difficult. Ukraine without Donbass is also very difficult. Bulat Okudzhava has the following lines: "joining hands, friends, in order not to perish one by one". Today this call is very relevant. In my opinion, the only correct way is change in the Constitution, decentralization of power. This is when power goes from Kiev to the regions. This is when the power is not appointed, but elected. And this is when local authority takes responsibility for the present and the future in front of people", - stated in the message.
"I am deeply convinced that happy Donbass can be only in a United Ukraine", - quotes the businessman's press service.
The sides ЛІГА.net the AP could neither confirm nor deny the information on negotiations with Akhmetov and smartly.