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Ukraine's Klitschko drops out of presidential race, backs "Chocolate King"

The Ukrainian boxer-turned-politician Vitaly Klitschko is out and the "Chocolate King" Petro Poroshenko is in. At a political convention Saturday Klitschko announces he will not run in the upcoming presidential race and instead... (SOUNDBITE) (Russian) UKRAINIAN DEMOCRATIC ALLIANCE FOR REFORM (UDAR) PARTY LEADER, VITALY KLITSCHKO, SAYING: "In the interests of Ukraine, to save her unity, I offer to support, as a unity candidate of democratic forces for the presidential election, the candidacy of Petro Poroshenko." Poroshenko is a businessman who made his billions in the chocolate industry. He was an early and influential supporter of the 'Maidan' revolt. At the convention, Poroshenko signs an agreement, accepting the nomination by Klitschko's Udar Party. (SOUNDBITE) (Ukrainian) UKRAINIAN MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT AND INDUSTRIALIST, PETRO POROSHENKO, SAYING: "Our country is not only at war, our country is not only partially under occupation, our

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