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Turchynov headed the electoral headquarters of the party Poroshenko

Former Secretary of national security Council and defense Oleksandr Turchynov said that the head of the electoral headquarters of the party Petro Poroshenko "European solidarity" in the local elections to be held this autumn.

Turchynov criticized the policy pursued by the present leadership of the country, noting that the national security and defence has ceased to be a priority of the state, returned, persecution of political opponents, and amateurism and populism destroy the chain of command.

"Ukraine needs a peaceful restart the power. Our country needs responsible professionals capable of stopping the destruction of the economy, to protect the country and to get everyone to consider the national interests of a strong and independent Ukraine," Turchynov wrote in a Facebook and stressed that Ukraine has already passed through two revolutions, and a third she did not need.

He said that he had accepted the offer to lead the party headquarters of "European solidarity".

"I'm not interested in parliamentary mandate or public office, but to help in the unification process and prepare high-quality cadres of effective managers, I accepted the offer to lead the staff, which creates a leading Ukrainian opposition political party "European Solidarity," - said Turchinov.

Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Dmitry Razumkov Tuesday said that the Ukrainian Parliament in mid-July, will announce the date for local elections, which by law must pass this fall.

Earlier, the Deputy head of the parliamentary faction of "servant of the people" Alexander Kornienko said that the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine will not move the date of local elections, scheduled for October 25, because of the epidemic of the coronavirus. The Parliament by law to a separate resolution to set the date of local elections. According to the schedule, the last plenary week the Parliament on the current session will be held from 14 to 17 July.