Foreign Ministry: Ukraine has not abandoned diplomatic passports against their own statements

The Chairman of fraction «Radical party» Oleg Lyashko , and the members of his faction against their own statements not only not renounced the use of diplomatic passports, and even do not fulfill the requirements to pass them with the after service trips abroad be deposited in the Ministry of foreign Affairs. This is stated in the foreign Ministry response to a query from the Agenda.

As explained in the foreign Ministry, in accordance with the regulations on diplomatic passport of Ukraine, the approved presidential decree of Ukraine «On diplomatic and service passports of Ukraine» from 12.05.2015 No. 264/2015, the foreign Ministry of Ukraine is entrusted with functions concerning the organization of work on registration, issuance, exchange, return state, storage and destruction of diplomatic and service passports of Ukraine.

«According to paragraph 4 subparagraph 3 of paragraph 5 of this Provision, the diplomatic passport is issued to the people’s Deputy of Ukraine on the date of departure on a business trip abroad and return to storage of the MFA of Ukraine within ten days after the end of the term for which it was issued. As of 23 November from the office of the Verkhovna Rada deposited in the foreign Ministry received a diplomatic passport 19 of 21 indicated in the treatment of people’s deputies of the faction lies «Radical party», — referred to in the statement.

At the request of the correspondent of UKRINFORM, after receiving this response, to clarify the names of two members of the group, which comply with the requirement to return diplomatic passport for storage in the Ministry of foreign Affairs, the office noted that he had provided information «within the jurisdiction».

We will remind, Lyashko during a speech in Parliament on November 16, declared readiness to refuse a diplomatic passport and urged all MPs, not yet a visa-free regime, «to take every diplomatic passport, as do the deputies from the faction of the Radical party.»

Foreign Ministry: Ukraine has not abandoned diplomatic passports against their own statements 25.11.2016

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