The leader of the Ukrainian Radical party Oleg Lyashko said that he would stand as a witness to the interrogation of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine on the case of illegal enrichment, which initiated Against the ex-Minister of ecology Ihor Shevchenko.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of 2 July, on the proposal of the Cabinet Shevchenko fired from the post of Minister of ecology and natural resources, ex-Minister suspected of bribery. According to the Ukrainian authorities, during his stay Shevchenko as Minister many times there were no violations of the law.
"Against dismissed for corruption Minister of ecology Shevchenko initiated criminal proceedings for illegal enrichment. I've been summoned to the interior Ministry for questioning as a witness. Will go for sure. The main thing that Shevchenko didn't run away like all the other corrupt officials, " wrote Lyashko in private.
Shevchenko was appointed Minister of ecology in the early winter of 2014. He was part of the government quota Tymoshenko's party " Batkivshchyna ".