The Cabinet abolished the Department of counteraction of narcocrime

Кабмин ликвидировал Департамент противодействия наркопреступности

The building of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, archival photo

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine abolished the Department of counteraction of narcocrime of national police. This is stated in the government decree №981 of 30 November, published 22 Dec.

According to the decree, the government liquidated as a legal entity of public law-the Department of counteraction of narcocrime as interregional territorial body of the National police.

However, to ensure the implementation of the functions and powers of the Department of counteraction of narcocrime to be the national police.

We will remind, the Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov announced the creation of the Department of counteraction of narcocrime 22 Oct 2015. At the same time Avakov announced that the Department will be headed by Ilya Kiva.

May 19, Ilya Kiva was dismissed from the post of the chief of Department of counteraction of narcocrime National police and was transferred to another position in the interior Ministry. The new head of the Department became Colonel Andrew Kikhtenko.

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