The people’s Deputy from «Blok Petro Poroshenko» («BPP»), a former first Deputy Chairman of the Pro-presidential parliamentary faction and long-term business partner of the incumbent Igor Kononenko will be called for questioning to the National anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) after all the testimony in this case will provide the Minister of economic development and trade aivaras Abromavicius. About it February 10, 2016, reports «Ukrainian truth» with reference to the press service of the Bureau.
«Kononenko will be called for questioning once you have gathered data that can provide Abromavicius» — said the press service.
They also specified that a questioning of the head of Ministry of economic development and trade (MEDT) is scheduled for Wednesday, 10 February at 16 hours.
In turn, Nina Efremova, assistant to people’s Deputy I. Kononenko, noticed that the MP has not yet received oficialnoe an invitation to NABOO. «He is willing to cooperate, but no call was received,» said assistant Kononenko.
Recall, February 3, Abromavicius announced his decision to resign from the government of Arseniy Yatsenyuk. One of the main reasons he called the corruption pressure by Kononenko, who, in his words, tried to take control of state-owned enterprises, providing over the heads of his proteges.
«The forces of evil want to rewind it all back… Let’s get rid of «looking» that milked the Ukrainian economy…» — said the Economics Minister.
In addition, Abromavicius accused at the time of the first Deputy of the faction Poroshenko that after he accepted proposals by Kononenko and refused the dubious decisions in favor of the MP, the Office of state protection (HUGO) has stopped to ensure his personal safety and the safety of his family members. HUGO confirms that he has ceased to protect the Minister 25-31 January, that is, when he has not left office.
Kononenko denies these accusations.
On the same day the NEB has registered criminal proceedings on the statement Abromavicius about the alleged involvement of Kononenko in corruption schemes.
Kononenko also wrote a letter to the NEB. He went to Bureau with request to provide him confront the Abromavicius.
8 February Abromavicius did not rule out that in this case soon there will be new figurants.
«We will continue to gather the facts. I think that will cause on interrogation of other any people,» he said.
Kononenko Igor graduated from Kiev automobile and road Institute (CADI), in which he served as Secretary of the Komsomol organization of the Institute. In 1988-191 was a member of the CPSU.
Engaged in automobile business.
2004 — 2009: Chairman of the Supervisory Board of JSC «Kiev motor transport enterprise-2240». Before him the company was headed by the father of the politician, Vitaly Grigoryevich.
2006-2014 — Deputy of the Kyiv city Council, where he worked as Deputy Chairman of the standing Committee on transport and communications. Was twice elected from the Bloc of Leonid Chernovetsky. When the cadence was the head of Deputy group «the Initiative».
According to open data Kononenko is one of the leading business partners of the President. He owns 14,94% of the International investment Bank (IIB), where Poroshenko is 60%.
Headed the electoral headquarters of the BPP «Solidarity» in the local elections in 2015.
Ambiguous statements about Kononenko allow not only journalists, but also representatives of the authorities. In particular, the Deputy Prosecutor General Vitaliy KASKO believes it is responsible for blocking the update process of local prosecutors. In turn, people’s Deputy intends to sue our clients.
The Chairman of the party «DILL» Gennady Korban said surrounded by Poroshenko, exactly Kononenko is responsible for his detention by special group SBU and further criminal prosecution.
In conflict relations with the newspaper are also the Chairman of the faction PPO Yuriy Lutsenko, who because of alleged pressure from his Deputy has twice announced his intention to resign from his post, and the former head of the SBU Valentyn Nalyvaychenkoreported the involvement of FBI investigators to the investigation into the «laundering» of money in the Latvian offshore, taken Kononenko.
Corruption in Konenenko also accused his colleagues in the faction — Viktor Chumak, Sergei Leshchenko. Because of disagreement with the actions of this newspaper and its unofficial «powers» from presidential Administration Chumak came from the faction of the Poroshenko. He was joined Yegor Firsov.
Chumak Firsova and political scientists associated with the so-called «group Nalyvaychenko».
Kononenko agreed to lay down the mandate, but the faction refused him. Granted only his refusal to be the first Deputy Lutsenko.
At the same time, Petro Poroshenko denies that Kononenko is his «financial Advisor» or, as it is called, «the purse» by the President.
After Abromavicius in NABOO promise to interrogate Kononenko 10.02.2016