He declared it on air of TV company "5th channel".
"150 People's Deputies, such quantity are both at BYuT, and at PR, they have to offer the candidates. I think, candidates it will be offered a little", - he told.
According to the deputy, after promotion of alternative candidates consultations on the matter will begin.
The parliamentarian emphasized that, despite joint vote upon an appointment procedure of the acting chairman of SBU, PR and BYuT didn't agree yet whom exactly to nominate to this position.
Portnov noted that BYuT doesn't draw on the concrete candidate, and for the block the main thing that it was worthy.
It expressed confidence that Rada will manage to overcome Yushchenko's veto which he intends to impose on the law on an appointment procedure and dismissals of the management of SBU.
As it was reported, on September 2 Rada decided to appoint and dismiss the acting chairman of SBU according to the offer not less than a third of deputies of the constitutional structure of Rada.
The SBU considers such decision contradicting the Constitution and conceptual documents in the sphere of national security.
The president Victor Yushchenko intends to veto adopted by the Verkhovna Rada on September 2 laws.