Poroshenko will ask Parliament to transfer part of the confiscated assets of Yanukovych in the defence sector

Порошенко попросит Раду передать часть конфискованных средств Януковича на оборонную сферу

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko will ask the Cabinet and Parliament to transfer part of the confiscated funds of the ex-President Yanukovych on the development of defense of Ukraine. He stated this during a meeting with NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov and Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko, reports a press-service of the head of state.

“Of course I, as President, will address the Parliament, the government will make the appropriate suggestions as well. And the parliamentary coalition MPs will take a very important decision, first and foremost, about strengthening of defensibility of our state,” he said.

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Poroshenko said that it is the support of plants for the production of ammunition, and also about the means of the newest electronic warfare, counter-battery radar, modern weapons for the modernization of the Ukrainian army, equipment, construction of hostels for contract employees and military hotel for officers in the territory of each part, which would ensure decent conditions for service of the Ukrainian servicemen.

We will remind that State financial monitoring service blocked the accounts of individuals and legal entities that have a relationship with Yanukovych and former senior officials, the funds in the equivalent of 1.52 billion dollars. USA. The Cabinet said that the draft state budget for 2017 is allocated with special confiscation 1.5 billion.

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