Igor Kononenko stated that removes from itself powers of the first Deputy Chairman of the faction «Block of Petro Poroshenko».
Kononenko noted that rents the authority charges the Minister of economic development of Aivaras of Abromavicius, transfers «5 channel».
«Yesterday I filed and officially recorded statement of the National anti-corruption Bureau on charges in my address with a request to conduct an objective investigation and punish those responsible. I suggest and insist to pass a lie detector test regarding the allegations made in my address. I decided to remove from itself powers of the first Deputy Chairman of the faction «BPP» during the investigation», — said Kononenko.
Kononenko has declared his readiness to lay down the mandate of people’s Deputy according to the decision of the faction. However, called the accusations of the Minister’s attempt to shift responsibility for failures in the work of the Ministry.
As said the leader of the faction Yuriy Lutsenko, the faction «BPP» has not supported the initiative about resignation of the mandate of the people’s Deputy Igor Kononenko, reports «hromadske.tv».
If the NEB will establish the facts of corruption in action Kononenko, «faction definitely will go further in its decisions,» — said Lutsenko.
«Now on my Desk there is a different treatment of citizens, organizations, etc. against any of the deputies of our faction who allegedly broke something. Since Chumak, and ending, for example, Matvienko , — has explained the leader of the faction, but you cannot consider the statements, information, as a fait accompli».
For addition of the mandate with Kononenko voted only Egor Firsov. And whoever put this question — did not vote» — quoted Lutsenko DT.ua.
Recall, Abromavicius resigned yesterday morning. Their decision is explained by the fact that a certain group of MPs blocks the possibility of reform. The head of the MEDT said that without his knowledge the issues that are relevant to the interests of certain people: «These individuals have names. And one name I want to call it. This Is Igor Kononenko».
The newspaper called the statement Abromavicius emotional and considers it an attempt to absolve themselves of responsibility for failures in the work of the Ministry.
The National anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine opened criminal proceedings on application by the Abromavicius. «On Wednesday, February 3rd, detectives NABOO started checking the facts announced by the Minister of economic development and trade Aivaras abromavicius about the possible interference in the work of the Ministry by first Deputy leader of the PPB faction Ihor Kononenko and some other deputies. Information entered into the Unified state register of pre-judicial investigations, preliminary legal qualification of the offence under article 364 (2) of the criminal code of Ukraine «Abuse of power or official position»», — stated in the message. In this regard, stated that Abromavicius will soon be invited to the NAB for interrogation as a witness on the facts about which he said during a press conference on 3 February 2016.
President Petro Poroshenko said that aivaras abromavicius must remain on a post of the Minister of economic development and trade, and is currently considering this proposal.
Kononenko tried to fold the mandate of the MP, but the faction refused. He removes the powers of the first Deputy Lutsenko 04.02.2016