The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky was registered in the Verkhovna Rada the bill according to which former head of state Petro Poroshenko and his entourage will not be able to hold public office. About it reports RIA Novosti news Agency.
“To stop further abuse of power, his official position in the performance of official duties, avoidance of responsibility for actions aimed at their own enrichment, the bill expanded the category of posts, which measures the cleaning power (lustration), and also specifies certain criteria for the implementation of clean government”, — stated in the explanatory note to the document.
July 11, Zelensky said about the need to lustrate all the top leadership of Ukraine, which was in power from 2014, including Poroshenko. “We are accused that we want to abolish lustration. To know that we are not going to cancel lustration, we offer to strengthen it,” — said the head of state.
According to the amendments to the law “About clarification of the power” developed by a team Zelensky, under lustration can get all members of the government and the Verkhovna Rada, including the speaker of Parliament, head of the Prosecutor General, security Service, national security Council and defense, fiscal and customs services, the Antimonopoly Committee and senior management of defense enterprises, which held their positions since February 23, 2014 to may 19, 2019.
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