People's choice: the EU will Fund anti-corruption Prosecutor's office of Ukraine
The EU wants to continue to provide Ukraine with technical and financial assistance to create anti-corruption Prosecutor's office, said the people's Deputy of the largest in the Ukrainian Parliament faction "Block of Petro Poroshenko" Irina Gerashchenko.
first in the media appeared information about the fact that the EU delegation informed the Ukrainian authorities and the Commission for selection of candidates for the position of the anti-corruption Prosecutor about the fact that the European Union stop funding the creation of a Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor's office in Ukraine.
"Ambassador Tombinski refuted today in parts of the media data, like the European Union blocked cash assistance to Ukraine for the development of this important anti-corruption body. On the contrary, Mr. Tombinski said that the EC supports the acceleration of all processes for creating the anti-corruption Prosecutor's office, Ukraine expects from its inception in the early winter of 2015, continue to provide technical and financial assistance,".
She said that Tombinsky said about it during the meeting of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko with the authorized delegation of the European Parliament on Thursday.
The Prosecutor General of Ukraine in September of this year signed the order about creation of the Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor's office. According to the law, the Ministry is charged with the supervision of observance of laws when carrying out pre-trial investigation, which is the National anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine and representation of interests of the Inhabitants or the country in court cases related to corruption offences. Set in the new body, According to the law, is required to participate on a competitive basis, and the first anti-corruption Prosecutor must choose a Committee of eleven people, 7 of which delegates to the Verkhovna Rada, and another four the attorney General.
The fight against illegal activities of officials became one of the priorities of the Ukrainian authorities on the background of attempts at rapprochement with the West. The Ukrainian Parliament in October last year created a National anti-corruption Bureau whose task is counteraction to the criminal corruption offenses committed by public officials.