Zelensky confirms meeting with banker Tigipko

Earlier, a number of Ukrainian media, citing sources in the government, reported on Tigipko's possible appointment as prime minister.

Photo from UNIAN

Photo from UNIAN

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said he met with banker and politician Sergiy Tigipko.

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When asked by journalists whether he was negotiating Tigipko's possible post in government, Zelensky said: "I really conduct interviews with many people, and I have also met with Mr. Tigipko. That's true," according to a video posted by Radio Liberty on Twitter on February 26.

Earlier, a number of Ukrainian media, citing sources in the government, reported on Tigipko's possible appointment as prime minister.

The presidential press service has not responded to an UNIAN request for comment.

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