Solidarity Party to be renamed Bloc of Petro Poroshenko – congress
The congress of Solidarity Party has decided to rename the party the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko.
The decision was taken by the delegates of the tenth extraordinary congress of the party, which was held in Kyiv on Wednesday, a correspondent of Interfax-Ukraine reported.
The newly elected head of the party, Yuriy Lutsenko, made the proposal to rename the party after consulting with its regional organizations, he said during his speech.
Leader of Third Ukrainian Republic civic movement and ex-interior minister of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko was elected the new leader of the Solidarity political party at its congress.
A total of 122 of 125 delegates that attended the party's congress backed his candidacy.