The draft resolution on dismissal of Arsen Avakov from the post of Minister of internal Affairs No. 5041 voted 31 MP. About it from the meeting room of the Verkhovna Rada, the correspondent of LIGA.net.
The authors of the project Sergey Kaplin and Andrew Nemirovsky in the bill filed in 2016, offered to dismiss Avakov for the “high crime rates”.
“The level of crime the most common crimes increased by 30% and the level of disclosure fell to 10% in comparison with indicators of previous years”, – stated in the explanatory Memorandum.
The leader of the faction of the Radical party Oleg Lyashko said that the faction will vote against it, because Avakov allegedly wants to fire the President of Petro Poroshenko to monopolize power structures to the presidential elections.
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The representative of the Samopomich Yehor Sobolev said that the faction will support the draft, as in the Ministry of interior is still the old staff. After the scandal with his son Avakov, people’s Deputy, “in any European country, the Minister himself would submit his resignation”.
Speaker Andrew paruby said that three years ago when Avakov was the head of the interior Ministry, “on the streets of Kiev was not a single policeman, and there were not many people willing to take responsibility for the situation in the country.”
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