KIEV, October 28 (Itar-Tass) — The leader of Ukraine’s UDAR (Punch) party, heavyweight boxing champion Vitaly Klitschko believes that his party should unite with the Batkivshchyna United Opposition and the right-wing nationalist party Svoboda in a new parliament.
In his comments on preliminary results of the exit polls he emphasized that at this stage the priority task is “to protect votes”, to count ballots honestly and after this unite with the opposition forces.
“I am confident that we will do this with Batkivshchyna and Svoboda,” he said.
Along with this Klitschko confirmed that he saw no opportunity for political cooperation in the parliament with the Party of Regions and the Communist Party, which showed their true colours.
According to the exit polls, the Party of Regions received 31.6 percent of votes. The Batkivshchyna United Opposition came second with 23.7 percent of votes. UDAR (Punch) party gets 13.2 percent, the Communist Party – 13 percent and the right-wing nationalist party Svoboda – 11 percent.