"Any federalization will not be allowed. And the issues of state defense, security, public order, foreign affairs, the key issues that keep the integrity and the vertical of power structure in the state will be assigned exclusively to the competence of state power," Poroshenko said.
Poroshenko has brought up this topic on his Facebook page as well.
"There will be no federalization ever! We are accomplishing the task the Ukrainian society have been expecting for 23 years - handing over power to the territorial communities. There is already the first statistics data available according to which the local budget revenues increased to 40%. The future belongs to the decentralization!" he wrote.