According to the head of the Odessa regional state administration Mikhail Saakashvili, chief of the Cabinet of Ministers does not match its ambitions. He believes that Prime Ministers in Ukraine will be great, but the people changing the rules of the political game — Malo, transfers “Ukrainian truth” with reference to interview of the Governor of radio “Era”.
“My ambitions are much more than government post. I have a goal to change the political class and the rules of the game. Premiers in Ukraine will be very much in the following years, the government will change often, it is my prediction. But the people who will change the rules of the political game, will be very small,” said Saakashvili, asked the host if he’ll agree to become Prime Minister of Ukraine under certain conditions.
The Governor also added that he intends to introduce new people to bureaucratic positions and give way to young in politics. “My goal is the existing elite to replace new,” he said.
In the end, Saakashvili said that he was interested to stay in power, if in Ukraine will change the political system.
Saakashvili has repeatedly strongly criticized the current Cabinet of Ministers headed by Arseniy Yatseniuk and entered into public conflict with the Ministers of his government.
Saakashvili stated that he is not going to run for President of Ukraine. Responding to a question of journalists, a former Georgian leader said: “Nonsense, of course not. In a nightmare can’t imagine.”
On 10 February, the source of “the Ukrainian truth” said the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko intends to send Yatsenyuk. “He [Poroshenko] no longer thinks, whether to rent Yatsenyuk. He was thinking who will come after him. Once you have found the candidate with the voices of the resignation will take place”, — said the interlocutor of the edition.
According to the newspaper, the main applicants for this post are the speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Volodymyr Groysman, the Secretary of the national security Council and defense Oleksandr Turchynov and the Governor of the Odessa region Mikhail Saakashvili. Several sources of “the Ukrainian truth” also reported that at Poroshenko there is another candidate, but the name of his interlocutors refused to name.