our European and American partners, we will embark on detecting corruption and
revealing foreign companies, accounts, cards, property outside Ukraine, those
belonging to the Ukrainian officials accused of corruption conduct," said
Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk at an enlarged meeting of the
Collegium of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine dedicated to the
measures to curb corruption on Friday, March 27.
According to him,
such steps are necessary "to uncover all the financial flows and to
investigate criminal cases".
objective now for the country is bringing to justice those who plunder the
state at war," he stressed.
The Prime Minister
stressed that in the framework of reforming the Ministry of Internal Affairs
Minister Arsen Avakov had
achieved significant results in this direction.
expressed support to the Minister of Interior "in his efficient work aimed
at upgrading the system of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, which should be
transferred into a model, exemplary European law enforcement agency – having
high-quality professionals with high salaries for the militia officers and law
enforcement officers, who deal with fighting organized crime and corruption,
and having new approaches to serving the Ukrainian people".
The Prime Minister appealed
to Arsen Avakov after
analyzing the outcomes of the extended Collegium’s
meeting "to give clear instructions to the Government what to do, what
additional laws to adopt and what assistance to provide for the Ministry and
for everyone of you who are willing to serve the people of Ukraine. Each
Ukrainian citizen should feel safe, while each Ukrainian corrupt official
should feel endangered".