The Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor Shokin said that the punishment of the EU against the people's Deputy of Ukraine Serhiy Klyuyev has already been extended.
about this He said on Thursday in the process of meeting regulatory Department of the Verkhovna Rada, reports the website of the TV channel " ". However, He did not disclose the period for which, according to him, extended punishment.
"I did not wish to speak, but I will say, the fact that you just don't know, but the punishment you have already renewed," said Shokin at the meeting of the division, which shall consider the request of the Prosecutor General on the accountability of Deputy Klyuev.
first of Shokin has filed a submission to Parliament on bringing to responsibility under the criminal code and Klyueva Deputy Sergey Melnichuk (former commander of the volunteer battalion "Aidar" ).
According to the Prosecutor, independent MPs Klyuev suspected of fraud, embezzlement and abuse of power, to it threatens till ten years of imprisonment. Klyuev was formerly a member of the former ruling Party of regions, He is the brother of former Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine, Serhiy Kluyev, who also headed the administration of ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych. Melnychuk suspected of creating an illegal organization, he could face a prison sentence for life.
on Thursday during the meeting of the division are Pleased Klyuyev said. there is no evidence against him. The people's Deputy said that Makhnitsky " lied to the authorities of the EU, informing them about as if already installed my of belonging to a committed economic crimes, which was in fact the basis for the imposition of penalties ".
He has supplemented his words by the fact that the validity of the punishment of the EU against it expires on 6 June.
On the sixth of March the EU Council extended the punishment regarding former bureaucrats suspected of misuse of public money. In accordance with the decision of the punishment relative to Viktor Yanukovych, the former head of the Ministry of justice of Ukraine Olena Lukash, the former head of the Ministry of education Dmitry Tabachnik and Sergey Klyuev were obliged to remain in force until June 6.
currently on the sanctions list are 18 former high position bureaucrats of Ukraine.