The President of Ukraine appreciated how much time he need to “fulfill promised”.
The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky during a press conference on 20 may did not rule out that he will run for a second term, reports gordonua.com.
“[Will I still run?] Think,” said Zelensky.
According to the head of the Ukrainian state, if the incumbent President a rating of 10% or 15% at the beginning of the campaign, he “has no right to run for presidency”.
“Just don’t have the right. Because it means one thing: society does not support it. I’m going for one term, as discussed. See that the work is hard, no “thank you” will not tell. But if there is a big support of the people of Ukraine – I will think about it. I’ll think,” – said the President of Ukraine.
He believes that one term to implement all the promised, is not enough.
“As for the question, will [all done in one presidential term]… I promised one list [of reforms, construction and so on] but now that we are already working, this list is updated. Say, for the whole list of [presidential] term is not enough,” he said.
Zelensky was elected President on 21 April 2019, took office on may 20. In the second round of elections Zelensky voted 73,22% of voters, his opponent, the fifth President Petro Poroshenko – 24,45%.
During the election campaign and after the election of President Zelensky said that he plans to hold office for one term. “I told you I was going for one term. I already feel that I have very little time,” he said in September 2019.
In may 2020, the first Deputy head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Sergey Trofimov did not rule out that Zelensky will be re-run for President. “My personal opinion: I don’t think [Zelensky limited to] a five-year period. I still believe there will be a continuation of the Cadenza…” he said.
According to the survey, which may 12-13, conducted a Sociological group “Rating” if presidential elections took place in Ukraine in the near future, the victory they have won Zelensky. In the first round it would support 39,3% of those who intend to vote and have decided on a candidate, the second – 74-75%.
The next presidential elections to be held in Ukraine in 2024. The Constitution allows one person to hold the position of head of state no more than two five-year consecutive terms.