Poroshenko on the appointment of Lutsenko: a Necessary step

Порошенко о назначении Луценко: Необходимый шаг

Poroshenko presented Lutsenko to the Prosecutor General’s office employees

The President assured that Lutsenko will not allow the interference of politicians in the work of the Ministry.

Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko in the building of the General Prosecutor’s office presented the staff of office of the new Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko, reports Interfax-Ukraine.

“Of course, I am very well informed about certain attitudes that you have here, inside. I know that many do not applaud nor my staff appointment, neither the new developments which yesterday introduced the legislators. Probably, such a reaction is natural, the new and unknown is always, if not scary, then a bit annoying. I am sure that these innovations we have seen as a very necessary step to improve the confidence of the Ukrainian people in the Prosecutor’s office in its employees. And it’s impossible without opening of the Prosecutor’s office for the influx of new people outside of the system,” – said Poroshenko.

Poroshenko also said that Lutsenko does not have any obligations to politicians and political forces and therefore will not allow interference in the work of the Ministry.

“I am confident that Yuri V. political influences will not allow… But also by Lutsenko is impossible, – Yury Vitalyevich, record yourself – you owe nothing to anyone, neither the President nor the government, nor the Parliament. You have a completely free hand, work on the Constitution and the law,” said Poroshenko.

“You have a free hand, give the result. This applies to the Maidan, Odessa, crimes of the former government,” – said the head of state, noting that it is not going to intervene vrabote GPU.

“I’m not going to interfere in the work of prosecutors, especially in the investigation of specific cases… I Have no pre-formed planting list”, – said Poroshenko.

In turn, Lutsenko said that “clearly aware of the specifics” and “enormous responsibility”.

“I have only one option – to give the result… I will do anything to see this happen”,- said Yuri Lutsenko.

On the representation of Lutsenko in the GPU was also attended by Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman and Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Andrei Parubiy.

We will remind, on the eve of Lutsenko was appointed as the new attorney General. People’s deputies supported the candidacy Lutsenko 264 votes. President Petro Poroshenko immediately in the hall of the Parliament signed a decree on the appointment of Lutsenko the head of the GPU.