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KIEV, February 19, (ITAR-TASS/. Tass\) - Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovich plans to meet with the opposition’s representative, and following the meeting he will make a televised address to the nation, the president’s aide Anna German told reporters on Wednesday.
“Now the president has been working on his address. He will also have a meeting with the opposition. Some oppositionists have been here /at the presidential administration/, but I am not aware whether they had a meeting. The address will probably contain details on the meeting,” she said adding the meeting had been due at 23:00 local time (01:00 Moscow time).
The local media say the opposition’s leaders Vitali Klitschko and Arseniy Yatsenyuk have not had a meeting with the president yet. Klitschko’s press secretary Oksana Zinovyeva also confirmed it. “Klitschko and Yatsinyuk have been waiting for almost an hour now. They are being told: the president is about to meet with them,” she wrote in Twitter.