The president Victor Yushchenko declares that doesn't direct the Our Ukraine party which chairman he was elected at the end of last year.
He told about it in interview "Focus", making comments on the election as the chairman of "our Ukraine".
"It is exclusively representative functions. I can't deal there with issues of financial and other security. I want to tell that the party ideologically is close to me, but I don't direct it", - Yushchenko told.
According to him, to "our Ukraine" "attack" was made from partners in the coalition and after that "it became impossible to create a common position".
"A year ago I had a fraction. Then any work was carried out, and this fraction halved. Who gas was given to whom oil, someone on the State property fund pull. But I don't operate fraction and party", - the president told.
On a question, whether it influences group "For Ukraine! " Vyacheslav Kirilenko and on group "Uniform center", Yushchenko answered:
"I communicate with Kirilenko, with "The uniform center", but has to be and on the other hand communication! "