"Today the position of the Minister of Foreign Affairs has to be not political, but pro-Ukrainian", - the deputy of the Verkhovna Rada, the curator of the Nikolaev area from "National self-defense" Oleg Novikov considers.
"The policy of Ukraine concerning the relations with Russia and NATO has to be defended only at the level of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. And the power shouldn't be engaged in "manual" management of work the Ministry of Foreign Affairs", - the People's Deputy Oleg Novikov is sure.
He is convinced that "the skilled diplomat who will be able to bring an order to the ministry which works today in a mode of artificial management" has to come to a position of the Minister of Foreign Affairs.
The politician noted that except the candidate brought by the President, the parliament has also other candidates - Boris Tarasyuk, Konstantin Grishchenko. "In case Boris Tarasyuk becomes Minister of Foreign Affairs, this person will focus attention on the euroatlantic relations. And in a case when Grishchenko the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will hold a position of the minister, I think that he will focus more attention on the relations of Ukraine with Russia", - Oleg Novikov noted.
According to the People's Deputy Oleg Novikov, at today's meeting of fraction two candidacies - Grishchenko and Tarasyuk will be considered.