A former adviser to the Minister of Internal
Affairs Khatia Dekanoidze has become the chief of the National Police
of Ukraine. She was
introduced by the Prime
Minister of Ukraine on the
proposal of the Minister of Internal
Affairs at a special Government session
on Wednesday, November 4.
noted that this decision is "a landmark decision for the new Ukrainian police".
The Head of the Government reminded that Khatia
Dekanoidze in a team with the
Interior Minister and his First
Deputy Eka Zguladze "elaborated the whole package of changes and made first steps
in the establishment of the patrol force in the
country": "The fourth member of the
team is Olexandr Fatsevych, who chairs
the Department of the patrol police of Ukraine".
Arseniy Yatsenyuk noted a
personal role of the Minister of Internal Affairs of
Ukraine Arsen Avakov in the
creation of the new police force, who could "have made the
Soviet militia pass into history and launched in
Ukraine a national police of the European
The Minister of Internal
Affairs, according to the Prime Minister, could have
managed to convince the Parliament to adopt the necessary laws
and have made the success possible: he gathered
a team of true reformers within the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk also assured
he had had talks on the appointment of a
chief of the National Police with the President of
Ukraine: "The President supports this