Poroshenko was deprived of the title of honorary citizen of Verona

Порошенко лишили звания почетного гражданина Вероны

The city Council of Verona appropriated to the Ukrainian President the title of honorary citizen at the end of may 2016.

The city Council of Verona have deprived of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko with the title of honorary citizen of the city, the decision was adopted by 28 votes for, 4 against, reported Italian news Agency ANSA.

The city Council of Verona Poroshenko has awarded the title of honorary citizen at the end of may 2016 in gratitude for the return identified in Ukraine 17 paintings stolen from Verona Castelvecchio Museum.

According to September 20 the decision of the Council, “the previous city administration is hastily and superficially honorary citizenship of the city of Verona to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.”

It is argued that the merits of Poroshenko in the return of the paintings were controversial.

“In fact, the investigation on the search for works of art was carried out by local authorities. In addition, the title has caused serious doubts and disagreements on the political level and among the community of the Verona because of the lack of real debate about conferring the honorary title of”, – is spoken in the Verona deputies approved the document.

We will note, after being named Poroshenko to power in Verona, a party of “the League”, whose members for a long time sought to deprive the title of the Ukrainian President. “League” has Pro-Russian stance, seeking the abolition of anti-Russian sanctions and signed a cooperation agreement with the Russian ruling party “United Russia”.

Recall that Poroshenko is suing the British company BBC over the article, which States that he paid the money for meeting with Donald trump.

 
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