“This is a victory of Ukraine.” Poroshenko called the anti-corruption court a “historic day”

“This is a victory of Ukraine.” Poroshenko called the anti-corruption court a “historic day”



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The President thanked the deputies for a great gift on the fourth anniversary of his presidency.

The adoption by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine law “On Higher anti-corruption court” is a historical decision.

This was stated by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.

“This is a victory. The Victory Of Ukraine. The victory of the Ukrainian people. My victory as President of Ukraine. The victory of the Ukrainian Parliament headed by Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Andrei Parubiy. The victory of the Ukrainian government headed by Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman. I think that today is historical. Congratulate you all. And want just like human beings to thank for a very good gift for the fourth anniversary of my presidency,” said he, adding that this decision is also a victory for each people’s Deputy of 315 who voted for his bill.

According to Poroshenko, in any country in the world does not exist such a decisive legislative acts adopted by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and signed by him.

“Today, we completed the formation of anti-corruption infrastructure. Anti-corruption court with this level of independence, with the same level of protection, with, I hope, level of efficiency, we must create as soon as possible. Some criticized me when I was asked to complete the process of creating an anti-corruption court in Ukraine in 2018. That’s not a promise. This is our common cause”, – he stressed.

The head of state asked the government and the Ministry of Finance to take the necessary decisions to open financing to create an anti-corruption court, and urged international organizations “to offer the Highest qualifying Commission of the courts of the respective candidates to the international Board of experts who will play a Central role in the formation of the court, together with the High qualification Commission of judges”.

“I want to appeal to candidates-Ukrainians, who represent the people of Ukraine, the judiciary, the profession, scientists – don’t be afraid to participate in the contest. Serve Ukraine. Ensure that an efficient and independent anti-corruption court. It is only because of your indifference it may not be” – summed Poroshenko.

We will remind, today, on 7 June, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the draft law establishing an anti-corruption court. The main provisions of the bill can be read here.

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