“The visa-free regime with the EU will be kept intact! There are forces inside the country interested in the halt of the European and Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine and simultaneously to deprive the Ukrainians of the visa-free regime. I assure that they will not succeed in it,” Stefanyshyn wrote.
She added that Zelensky planned to renew the effective work of the declaration system and responsibility for violation of the anti-corruption legislation.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky convened an urgent meeting of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) to determine measures for the immediate response of the state to threats to national security.
As we reported, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine blocked the implementation of local election results. The court denied the NACP access to state registers which are used to verify declarations of candidates for senior positions in state bodies. In this regard, no official can be officially appointed so far.
Earlier, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine recognized the norm about the criminal responsibility for false declaration unconstitutional. According to the court’s decision, the criminal responsibility for false declaration is ‘excessive punishment’ for a person. The punishment for false declaration is considered ‘disproportional to the inflicted harm’.