President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko announced the prevention of a large number of terrorist acts by the law enforcers. He said this during a speech on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the National Academy of Legal Sciences in Kharkiv, which was broadcasted by 112 Ukraine TV channel.
"I can now announce closed statistics that the Security Service, the Prosecutor's Office and other law enforcement agencies have stopped preparations for a large number of terrorist acts," he said.
According to the president, it is, in particular, the preparation of explosions at ships, in places of mass congestion of citizens and enterprises of the defense complex.
In addition, Poroshenko emphasized that 18% of such terrorist attacks were planned in the Kharkiv region.
Earlier the defense of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko asks the court to oblige BBC to refute and delete the article about payment for the meeting of Poroshenko with American President Donald Trump and to compensate for his losses. Graham Atkins, head of law company Atkins Thomson who represents the President’s case in court claimed this to Ukrainian News.
‘The President pursuits unfounded accusations, the removal of the article and compensation for damages to his reputation. In addition, ensuring non-reprinting of made defamatory statements,’ Atkins claimed.
He noted that the court hearing for the consideration of the case hasn’t been scheduled yet but the issue between the sides can be resolved as the case progresses.
Earlier, BBC reported with a reference to its own sources that personal lawyer of Donald Trump Michael Cohen received a secret payment of $400 or $600 thousand for the organization of the first meeting of Petro Poroshenko with Donald Trump in June 2017.
Yet BBC claimed that they reached to Michael Cohen, and also two Ukrainian officials who have allegedly organized the payment. The three rejected the information.
The Administration of the Ukrainian President demanded BBC to refute the published information.