Poroshenko promises zero tolerance for corruption

Порошенко обещает нулевую терпимость к коррупции

Petro Poroshenko stressed that corruption in the defence sector is unacceptable

The President said to ensure zero tolerance to corruption and promised the liability guilty of the theft.

President Petro Poroshenko said that ensures zero tolerance to corruption and those who stole, will be responsible. He told about it in interview to TV channel ICTV, reports on Sunday, March 10, the website of the President.

According to Poroshenko, there is continuous systematic work on the fight against corruption for five years. He added that today the situation has essentially improved in overcoming this phenomenon.

“I want to remind everyone, what was the situation in the defense industry and the army in 2014 – they stole everything, all the time since Ukraine’s independence. Sold, destroyed the army and the Ministers, and Prime Ministers. Bought at expensive prices…”, he said.

The head of state emphasized that the then proposed volunteer troops.

“I want to emphasize that all that time we struggled with the theft in the army. Initiated 400 criminal cases filed 120 charges. The resulting convictions. Heads of the enterprises have been dismissed or were under the sentence of the court”, – reported the President.

He emphasized that corruption in the defence sector is unacceptable.

“Zero tolerance to corruption. And therefore totally unacceptable when someone to date steals at army. My reaction will be very fast, but at the same time does not allow to use this leak for attacks on the army, to attack our defense industry,” – said Poroshenko.

According to him, the consequence of such attacks on the army will weaken, slowing the pace to ensure the latest weapons. Today we are talking about arming the Ukrainian army and cruise missiles, and precision-guided munitions and anti-tank complexes, drums, drones, and other weapons.

“That’s why my reaction would be clear – law enforcement agencies have every opportunity. After my treatment instituted additional a dozen criminal cases, carried out searches of all the defendants charged. There are court decisions, including the Directors”, – reported the head of state.

He added that he does not discuss the decisions of the courts. However, the President noted that the situation that exists today from the point of view of the provision of this information requires quick and decisive action.

Recall, according to the investigation of journalists in 2015 Gladkovsky with a friend Zhukov organized the delivery of smuggled Russian parts for military equipment of VSU.

March 6 GPU announced the head of Optionspecial to Andrei Rogoza suspicion of tax evasion in the amount of 26.6 million UAH in the supply of parts for the state concern.

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