Deputy Minister of defense Igor Pavlovsky said that the defense Ministry purchased fuel at the lowest price and believes the case against him is an attack on the Ministry of defense budget increase. He stated at the hearing, the correspondent LIGA.net.
“When fuel supplies MO, despite the increase in prices of the tender Committee, the procurement Department and agreement, which was signed by the Department Director, bought fuel at the lowest price in Ukraine. And thereby ensure the defense capability of our state and ensure execution of tasks of the APU in the area ATO”, – he said.
Pavlovsky said that for a year and a half he was never summoned for questioning, was not asked to give explanations, it is recorded in the heads of a criminal gang.
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“I think what is happening today, this is a biased question, I bought a cheaper all made the decision collectively negotiated, there are protocols, appealed to the authorities, received explanations, Gulevich conducting meetings, coordinating documents with all structures. And today talking about the fact that we are buying fuel at the cheapest price are criminal gang. Or explain to me why, or I will think that it’s just the dressing VSU budget VSU”, – he said.
Pavlovsky also drew attention to the fact that the case file is not attracted by the minutes of the meetings held by the Director of the procurement Department about pricing. As well as a number of documents and conclusions of the report, the recommendation of the Ministry of economic development.
“If they attract, then it will be clear, as the tender Committee justified the price for each agreement,” – said Pavlovsky.
11 Oct 2017 NABU and SAP was detained on suspicion of involvement in corruption schemes on the fuel Pavlovsky and the head of the procurement Department of the Ministry Vladimir Gulevich. The prosecution asks for the Pavlovsk Deposit of 75 million UAH for Gulevich – 8 million UAH. The suspects could face 8 to 12 years of imprisonment.
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