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Poroshenko, Lagarde agree to save independence of Ukraine's anti-corruption agencies
08:43, 8 December 2017
Poroshenko, Lagarde agree to save independence of Ukraine's anti-corruption agencies

Ukrainian leader and IMF Managing Director discussed the latest events in the area of fighting corruption in Ukraine

08:43, 8 December 2017

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Investigating and promptly adjudicating incidences of corruption is critical to advance these objectives and maintain public trust in the Ukrainian society. Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the IMF discussed these matters in their recent conversation; the press release appeared at the IMF's web site. 

'I had a constructive and open discussion with President Poroshenko on Ukraine’s efforts to fight corruption, which is expected by the Ukrainian society and is critical to improve transparency and accountability and create the conditions for sustainable growth. I emphasized that investigating and promptly adjudicating incidences of corruption is critical to advance these objectives and maintain public trust. In this regard, we agreed on the need to maintain the independence and enhance the operational capacity of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau and the Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office,' the press release quotes Lagarde as saying.

Lagarde also expressed hope that Ukrainian government will carry on in terms of сreating anti-corruption court.

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