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Chernomyrdin Says Yeltsin Will Visit Ukraine Before The Elections

  • Grigory Krichevsky

Moscow, April 12 (RFE/RL) - Russian Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin says that President Boris Yeltsin will visit Kyiv before June's presidential elections. The exact date of the visit has not yet been announced.

Our correspondent reports that Chernomyrdin made the statement at a press-conference after the CIS prime ministers meeting today in Moscow.

Yeltsin has canceled a visit to Kyiv several times because of differences over the division of the Black Sea fleet.