Hailed by Globalists as a real ‘hero of the democracy’, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky dismissed as ‘irresponsible’ the idea of holding an election in wartime, as the discussion has arisen as to whether Kyiv should be voting under martial law.
Zelensky, who has already banished opposition parties and enacted a gargantuan censorship, is now calling for unity to avoid ‘pointless’ political discussion.
His comments were widely interpreted as ruling a vote to – that his sponsors would like to see, in a bid to demonstrate some measure of democratic credentials.
Martial law was declared in the country at the start of the war with Russia in February 2024. It prohibits authorities from holding elections, but there has been considerable pressure at home and abroad about a potential poll in March 2024.
“In his nightly video address, Zelensky said it was critical to concentrate on the military challenges facing Ukraine as it tries to push out Russian forces occupying nearly one-fifth of its land more than 20 months after launching their invasion.
‘We all understand that now, in wartime, when there are many challenges, it is utterly irresponsible to engage in topics related to an election in such a frivolous manner’, he said.
‘We need to recognize that this is a time for defense, a time for battle, upon which the fate of the state and its people depend… I believe that elections are not appropriate at this time’.”
Zelensky previously stated that he would be prepared to hold the vote ‘if Ukraine secured the assistance’ it needed.
But now there is what appears to be a rift in the country’s leadership, after the
Source: The Gateway Pundit