The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in an interview to the Austrian newspaper has told about his business, saying he saw no contradiction between business and politics.
According to Poroshenko, " it's okay, when wealthy citizens have the opportunity to engage in politics ". However, he assured that his position does not prevent him to do business." I clearly giving to understand that my activities as President is not associated with my business interests, " - said Poroshenko.
The Ukrainian leader also said that "voluntarily distanced himself from business, and At the moment of its assets control of the Western investment funds that became" the most civilized mechanism ".
according to media reports the status of the President of Ukraine media is estimated at $816 million Except confectionery organization Roshen, in the list of assets Poroshenko quite a lot of real estate, TV company " channel 5 ", and the share in the Bank and insurance company. In addition, the Ukrainian leader has the stock shipbuilding organization, the manufacturer of syrup and a fitness club.