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 Sadovyi: "President called me personally and said: 'I have decided. Yatseniuk and Shokin have to go'"

Before the no-confidence vote in the parliament on Feb. 16, President Petro Poroshenko assured Samopomich party leader Andrii Sadovyi that he had made the decision on the necessity of resignation of Prime Minister Arsenii Yatseniuk and Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin.

Sadovyi said in an interview to Segodnia newspaper, Censor.NET informs.

"We had hoped until the end that the president and the parliament will realize their personal responsibility for the situation in the country. Of course, the process has been started off with the voting for the cabinet's resignation. The president called me personally and said: "I have made a decision. Yatseniuk has to go, Shokin has to go." I said "Bravo, Mister President!"," Sadovyi said.

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He noted that the president called him on Feb. 16 to express his condolences regarding Sadovyi's father's death: "He immediately said that he made a serious decision, an announcement....I was in a very difficult condition because of my father... And here is the president calling with this very important decision, informing me. When I looked at the voting results at the end of the day and saw how they voted, I felt pain. Because the most precious thing you have at a high position is respect. When it is staring to disappear, it's very difficult," Samopomich leader noted.


 
 
 
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