EU plans to remove Ukrainian ex-minister Klymenko from sanctions list, - journalist

Source : 112 Ukraine

There are currently 7 people on the EU sanctions list, including former President Viktor Yanukovych
15:39, 19 November 2021

Next week, the European Union intends to remove former Minister of Revenue and Duties of Ukraine Oleksandr Klymenko from the sanctions list. This was announced by Belgian journalist of Radio Liberty Rikard Jozwiak on Twitter.

“The EU is set to next week remove the former ???????? minister for revenue and duties Oleksandr Klymenko from is sanctions list for the misappropriation of ???????? state funds,” the journalist reported.

He also noted that only 7 people are eft now, including Viktor Yanukovych from a list of 18 in 2014.

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Earlier, on May 24, 2017, National Police together with military prosecutors held over 400 searches in 15 regions within anti-corruption operation against "Klymenko's tax specialists."

In June, Oleksandr Klymenko was pressed charges for committing criminal offenses. He is suspected of withdrawing $ 12 billion from the state budget and buying with this money business and a lot of real estate throughout Ukraine. In November, police opened a new case against the ex-minister - Klymenko was suspected of treason.

Later, the Pechersk District Court of Kyiv chose a measure of restraint in the form of detention for ex-Minister of Revenue and Duties of Ukraine Oleksandr Klymenko. He is suspected of embezzling public funds.

The court also arrested real estate of Oleksandr Klymenko in Kyiv region.

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