World Champion Boxer Vitali Klitschko Visits U.S. To Discuss His Run For Mayor Of Kiev

NEW YORK, NY -- On the heels of President Bush's visit to Ukraine and Russia, Vitali Klitschko, the honorable world champion boxer under the WBC division, is visiting the United States in anticipation of his run for Mayor of Kiev, Ukraine.

Dr. Vitali Klitschko

It has long been understood that Ukraine is a strategically significant country for the U.S. and our national security.

Mr. Klitschko's visit to the U.S. affirms that and also represents a step in the right direction for you Ukraine, a country on the cusp of modernization, true democracy, and a free market system.

Klitschko submitted documents on March 31st to the Regional Voting Committee for candidacy registration to run for the Mayor of Kiev.

His goal is to form a professional and dependable governing structure, which will be in charge of strategic development of Kiev and lives of its residents.

Klitschko was registered for a candidacy to run for the Mayor of Kiev by the Regional Voting Committee on the April 11th.

"I know that I will be involved in a hard battle on all the frontiers," said Klitschko. "But everyone needs to understand that this battle for the position of Mayor will be between two candidates only - Vitali Klitschko and Leonid Chernovetsky."

Klitschko is considered the most favorable candidate from the democratic coalition to run for Mayor on the May 25th election.

According to the polls, 25.2% of the people said they will vote for Klitschko and 24.9% for Chernovetsky.

Vitali Klitschko will be in New York on April 14th and D.C. on April 16th and 17th for meetings.

Source: PRNewswire