Ukroboronprom's international audit to be conducted by end of year, - Poroshenko

Source : 112 Ukraine

Currently, the government and the National Security Council should start the procedure of selection of the auditing authority
22:26, 7 March 2019

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko
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The international audit of Ukroboronprom, Ukraine's leading defense industry enterprise should take place by the end of the year. Petro Poroshenko, the President of Ukraine said that during his interview to TV channels, as Interfax-Ukraine news agency quoted him. 

'The tender procedures will last for two months; speaking of how much time would the audit take place, I'd say for sure it will be over this year', the President said. 

He also added that he would pay maximum efforts to speed up this process. Currently, the government and the National Security Council should start the procedure of selection of the auditing authority, Poroshenko concluded. 'It should be a respected international company with certain credibility level', he concluded.

Related: National Security and Defense Council instructs to conduct international audit of Ukroboronprom

The National Security and Defense Council instructed to perform the full and comprehensive audit of Ukroboronprom, the leading defense enterprise in this country. The press service of the National Security and Defense Council reports this.

“According to the results of the session, it is instructed to immediately fund the full audit of Ukroboronprom, the enterprises and the participants with involvement in the audit foreign experts. The General Prosecutor’s Office together with State Investigation Bureau, Security Service of Ukraine and the National Anti-Corruption Bureau should examine the enterprise and check the published by the press facts about violation of the purchases of defense articles, and they should announce the results to the people”, - the report said.

Related: Ukraine should declassify state defense order, conduct full audit of Ukroboronprom, - Yovanovitch

As it was reported earlier, the investigators of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau and Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office detained the acting and former directors of the State Foreign Trade Enterprise SpetsTechnoExport on suspicion of embezzling $2,225 million, according to NABU.

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