The EU does not change its position on the fight against corruption in Ukraine

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Ukraine news:EU urges Ukraine to establish an independent judicial body to combat corruption

The position of the European Union on the need to combat corruption in Ukraine unchanged. This was stated by the head of the EU delegation in Ukraine Hugh Mingarelli at the meeting with deputies and representatives of civil society, says on the page of the EU delegation in Facebook.

The Ambassador said that the EU’s position on the fight against corruption , which should be accelerated and intensified, there have been no changes.

“The EU has closely followed the process of establishing a proper judiciary for the trial of corruption offenses, according to the law of Ukraine on judicial system and status of judges, it was passed last year. We continue to stress the need for an independent, efficient judicial authority with the necessary powers and resources to the fight against corruption. We call for a transparent and independent process of creating this body and the selection of specialist judges, ” said Mingarelli.

Juncker commented on the creation of an anti-corruption court in Ukraine

In early September, will host a roundtable on the next steps in the creation of appropriate institutions aimed at bringing corrupt officials to justice.

We will remind, at the summit Ukraine-EU European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said that the European Union agreed to the creation of anti-corruption chamber in Ukraine instead of creating a separate court.

The EU believes that Ukraine needs effective anti-corruption court on

The EU then explained that Juncker is in favour of creating the necessary structures to fight corruption in Ukraine did not deny the creation of a special anti-corruption court, supporting anti-corruption special chamber within the existing judicial system.


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