09:39 Apr. 12, 2016
Oleksandr Turchynov declines NSDC chief position
Virtually all the positions regarding formation of the new Cabinet of Ministers of Ministers have been agreed, according to Dmytro Stoliarchuk, press secretary of Parliament Speaker Volodymyr Groysman, the nominee for the post of a prime minister.
"The outcome of today's talks on the formation of the Cabinet. Virtually all the positions have been agreed. Groysman managed to defend the reformist core in the new government," Stoliarchuk tweeted.
Сьогод-ній підсумок переговорів по формуванню КМ.Практично всі позиції узгоджені.Гройсману вдалося відстояти реформаторське ядро в нов.Уряді— Dmytro Stoliarchuk (@D_Stoliarchuk) 11 апреля 2016 г.
According to Ukrainian media, the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko late Monday (April 11) considered BPP faction leader Yuriy Lutsenko's nomination for premiership following an unexpected hesitation of Rada Speaker Volodymyr Groysman to lead the government.
It was noted that Poroshenko also proposed the position to NSDC chief Oleksandr Turchynov, but he refused.
However, sources in the presidential administration say that Verkhovna Rada Chairman Volodymyr Groysman now agrees to become head of the Ukrainian Government.
Reporting by UNIAN