Prosecutor General's Office waits to question Yanukovych, Azarov on November 17

Source : 112 Ukraine

Summons for interrogation were also issued for First Deputy Prime Minister Serhiy Arbuzov and ex-Minister of Energy and Coal Industry Eduard Stavitsky, as well as People's Deputy Yevhen Bakulin
14:20, 13 November 2017

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The Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine calls for questioning the former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, former Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov, former First Deputy Prime Minister Serhiy Arbuzov and ex-Minister of Energy and Coal Industry Eduard Stavitsky on November 17.

The summons on for questioning were published on the Prosecutor General's Office website.

They should appear in the Department of International Legal Cooperation of the General Prosecutor's Office of Ukraine on November 17 to conduct procedural actions within the framework of a single criminal proceeding from January 2013.

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In addition, Prosecutor’s Office calls for questioning MP Yevhen Bakulin (Opposition Bloc) and son of Mykola Azarov, - Oleksiy Azarov.

As it was reported ealier ex-president of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych insisted that the case of repressions against Euromaidan participants should be considered in presence of the International consultative group. Yanukovych’s lawyers sent the respective appeal to the Council of Europe.   

According to him, the group was created to make sure that all parties to the case respect the European convention for human rights, as well as the general practice of the ECHR. Due to this, the ex-president’s defense team insists that official representatives approved by the Council of Europe should be involved in the court hearings in the case of crimes, committed against Euromaidan activists.

Related: Yanukovych is ready to take part in trial on Euromaidan case

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