Poroshenko summoned to State Bureau of Investigations again

Source : 112 Ukraine

The ex-President of Ukraine is defined as a witness in the case of illegal trafficking of paintings
13:06, 22 May 2020

Ukrainska Pravda

Ukraine's State Bureau of Investigations has summoned ex-President Petro Poroshenko for an interview. The official is a witness in the case of illegal trafficking of paintings. The former Ukrainian leader is due to arrive at the Bureau's main office on Tuesday, May 26, at 11 a.m., the Bureau's office reported.

The agency summons Poroshenko urgently, as it looks into the case where 43 paintings by world-renowned artists were illegally moved across the customs border of Ukraine.

As we reported earlier, on May 19, non-affiliated MP Andriy Derkach published a few audio records of the talk of then ex-president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Head of the U.S. State Department John Kerry.

Related: Zelensky comments on released Poroshenko, Biden records: Verdict for Poroshenko is ahead

They discussed, particularly, the resignation of Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin. It was the issue of the recording of the talk of Poroshenko and Kerry dated back to December 3, 2015. 

Related: US Senate committee issues subpoena in Hunter Biden's case

On May 20, the Prosecutor General’s Office put the information about audio records revealed by Andriy Derkach to the United register of pretrial investigation. Poroshenko is accused of the state treason.

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