Poroshenko sure that the PPO will join the ranks of the European people's party
The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko expressed the belief that " BPP "Solidarity" will soon become a member of the European people's party.
The European people's party (European People " s Party) - the largest European Political party. It was founded in 1976 and incorporated in the form of collective members of the national Christian democratic party and other national parties with similar ideology with the European Union. EPP is represented IN all political institutions of the European Union, and equally in the Council of Europe.
"I am convinced that in the near future - as early as this month is our joint party will be admitted to the ranks of the European people's party (EPP)," said Poroshenko, speaking at the Congress of "Solidarity" and the party "BLOW" on the last working day of the week in Kiev.
He said that the programme "Solidarity" is close to the ideology of the EPP.
The Congress takes place at the beginning of the start of the official campaign for the local elections, scheduled for 25 October. Pro-presidential party "Block of Petro Poroshenko "Solidarity" and "UDAR" Vitali Klitschko merged into one political party to participate in elections. The head of the United party Vitali Klitschko elected. Another decision of the Congress delegates voted for the removal of Yuriy Lutsenko from the post of leader of the party " Block of Petro Poroshenko ".
Political party "Block of Petro Poroshenko" began its history on August 27, 2014 - at the extraordinary Congress of political party " IN "Solidarity" there was made a conclusion about the renaming of this political force in the " Block of Petro Poroshenko ". Renaming was before the parliamentary elections in Ukraine in autumn of last year. Chairman block was unanimously elected ex-interior Minister of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko. In March, He said that " BPP " to be invited to become an observer in the European people's party.