Poroshenko expects VR to elect a new attorney General next plenary week

Порошенко ждет от ВР избрания нового генпрокурора на следующей пленарной неделе

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko expects that the Parliament will approve the new attorney at the next plenary week. He said this in an interview to Ukrainian TV channels, reported in a press-service of the head of state.

“Parliament has found the strength have formed a coalition, formed a new government. Also, I am convinced that Parliament needs to find the strength to unite, to adopt the necessary laws, to elect the new Prosecutor General”, – he said.

He also stressed that Parliament should take a decision and make changes in the law that will allow “new, fresh, honest people to come to the Prosecutor’s office”.

Poroshenko also noted that the new system changes, new people should contribute to the restoration of justice in Ukraine. “The key to this will also be the adoption of the constitutional amendments submitted to me, which finally will allow you to update the judicial system,” he said.

He noted the importance of this decision by Parliament that will allow to restart the judicial system, to remove judicial immunity. “I am convinced that the healthy forces in Ukrainian Parliament will be able to do it,” – said the head of state.

The President also noted the need for transparent grouping of the Prosecutor General. “We’re not talking about people, and about the new system,” said the President, adding that among the steps to update the system and improve the efficiency of steps in the fight against crime, there must be decisions to raise wages for employees of the Prosecutor’s office, “otherwise everything will be useless “.

We will remind, on April 21, the Verkhovna Rada refused to include in agenda the draft law No. 4469, which regulates, inter alia, the appointment of a new Prosecutor General.

In the PF stated that the decision to appoint the attorney General, likely, was postponed to may 10.