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Poroshenko says he will run for parliament

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July 20, 2012, 5:32 p.m. | Politics — by Interfax-Ukraine

Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has confirmed his intention to participate in the parliamentary elections in October 2012.
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Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has confirmed his intention to participate in the parliamentary elections in October 2012.

"I promised my voters more than a year ago that I would run [for parliament], and I always stick to my words. I'll do it," he said at a meeting to mark the Day of Trade Employee at Kyiv Trade and Economic University on Friday.

Poroshenko added that further details related to his election campaign would be announced later. 

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