MP-fugitive Oleksandr Onishchenko said that it has at least one recorded conversation, where the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko allegedly threatened him with criminal cases, “if someone won’t vote for his legislation.”
About the same time, Onishchenko said in an interview with TSN.Week.
According to the MP, he had to provide for voting for certain laws, however on specifying question, whether we are talking about the leader of “Batkivshchyna” Yulia Tymoshenko, refused to answer.
“It doesn’t matter. I think this entry will shed some light on my criminal case,” – said Onishchenko.
He noted that the conversation took place on June 8 – a week before they began to arrest “his people.”
“(On the record — ed.) … Poroshenko says that in one hand he’s got are bills that need to vote, and another criminal case against Alexander”, – added the MP and said that the bills were not voted because the blackmailed person who wasn’t interested in criminal proceedings against Onishchenko.
The MP added that it is “unpopular” secoproject.
“They then implemented. Donbas, pension reform, tariffs. I understand that it was draft legislation, which required the IMF”, – he said.