SBU will verify the possible involvement of sukova to the activity of “LNR”

СБУ проверит возможную причастность Зюкова к деятельности "ЛНР"

The security service of Ukraine will check voiced in the Verkhovna Rada information about the possible involvement of the adviser to the Minister of energy and coal industry Igor Nasalik Yury zyukov to the activities of the so-called “LNR”. This was reported by “Interfax-Ukraine” the speaker of the SBU Elena Gitlyanskaya.

“The security service of Ukraine checks any information about the possible involvement of Ukrainian citizens in illegal armed formations and terrorist groups. In the framework of its powers, the SBU will verify the information presented today in the Parliament, about the possible involvement of the adviser to the Minister of energy Yuri zyukov to the activities of the so-called “LNR”, – said Gilanskaya.

At the same time Zhukov himself in exclusive comments to the TV channel “112 Ukraine” denies the charges.

“This is pure provocation. I have never worked in the so-called “LNR”. Not only that, my whole family, when the war began in 2014 left not on their own this land. There is my home, my relatives that I can’t go. I have there considered the enemy. Why do it, who am I to judge. I left Russia will supply Ukraine in April 2014. My last trip was when I worked for the Deputy Minister, has already started the war, in late April we visited Donetsk on a working trip. After that I there anywhere did not work and could not work a priori because I take the position of Ukraine. I am a Ukrainian citizen and love this country,” – said zyukov.

Zhukov also confirmed the readiness to hold a post in the Ministry after investigation.

“I know this production and understand what to do in that situation, in which today are mine, and social programs. There are plans, there is a program,” he said.

Earlier today the Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman instructed the SBU to check for involvement in the activity of “LNR” the candidate for Deputy energy Minister Yury zyukov.

Note, in 2006-2007 Zhukov was Deputy Minister of energy and coal industry.

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