The Director of the National anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) Artem Sytnik called an attempt to put pressure initiated by attorney General hearing of his special connection to bribery in connection with the working visit of the delegation of the Bureau in London.
on Thursday, the media said that the Prosecutor General's office opened a case on the criminal code on charges of the head of the NABOO in bribery - As if He flew to London and turned his wife and podobnych in the official delegation of the trip.
Sytnik convinced that attempts to put pressure on the Director and employees of the Bureau will occur in the future." We announced that from October 1 to begin the proceedings, and also pointed to the risks of non-election anti-corruption Prosecutor to the present time. I believe the opening of the case to the GPU is connected with this ", - quotes the message of the bureaucrat, the press service of NABU on the last working day of the week.
As explained Sytnik, his meeting with the National crime Agency (NCA), London) was held on 20 and 21 July, the trip was at the invitation and funding of the British colleagues. But he and his first Deputy, the members of the delegation were Irina Danko - Advisor on issues of international cooperation, which is engaged in attracting donor assistance in NABOO.
He noticed that his wife flew to London, not as a member of the delegation, and their own - to see my sister." The tickets were paid for with my salary, which is 70 thousand hryvnias (3, 1 thousands of dollars), " said Sytnik.
He also said that he had received a letter from the British National crime Agency expressing support to the establishment and development of NABOO." Our colleagues in Britain don't understand why in Ukraine there are such processes. They suggest that the General Prosecutor's office to enroll them with questions about the financing of this trip, " said Director of the Ukrainian anti-corruption Bureau.
The decree establishing the National anti-corruption Bureau, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed in mid-April. The head of the Bureau was Artem Sytnik. This post was declared a contest.
finally, the creation of NABOO, the Verkhovna Rada adopted in October of last year - in order to counter criminal corruption offenses committed by public officials.