«Samopomich» demands the resignation of the heads of the General staff, the defense Ministry and military Prosecutor after explosions at military arsenals

Explosions in the Ukrainian military depots – Frank sabotage security and defense, which should be responsible high-level guidance. This is stated in the statement of the faction «Samopomich» in the Verkhovna Rada.

«If within two years of the sky four ammunition storage (Kalynivka, Balakleya, Mariupol, Svatovo), then you can blame it on Russia, saboteurs, but to begin with, who is responsible for the defence and security of the state. How can you trust the defense of the state of one who is not able to protect the cartridges in the rear?» – asks the political forces.

«Samopomich» notes that the lack of investigations into these incidents – «indicator of criminal negligence of the military prosecutors and the SBU».

The fraction requires that the President of Ukraine for the immediate resignation of the heads of the General staff of the defense Ministry and military Prosecutor.

The party proposes to hold a «public trial of the members of senior management, who are directly responsible for the use of funds for the maintenance and disposal of ammunition.»

«Samopomich» wants to see a report on the use of funds allocated to the sector of security and defense in the years 2014-2017, as well as the audit of armouries, which is «ready to implement MPs of different factions.»

The force wants to hear the public report of the President in Parliament «about the state of the sector of security and defense and its adequacy to the threats to the security of the state.»

According to «Interfax-Ukraine» after the explosions at the Arsenal in Kalinovka, the Secretary of national security Council of Ukraine at a meeting of the war Cabinet on September 27 demanded the resignation of chief of General staff of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko.

He said that to accuse the Armed forces of inaction and «set the deadline» will not succeed.

President Petro Poroshenko insisted that the perpetrators of the incident must be brought to justice.

«We must learn to protect our strategic assets from sabotage groups. There are other versions? Then we will prosecute those who are guilty according to other versions,» he said.




«Samopomich» demands the resignation of the heads of the General staff, the defense Ministry and military Prosecutor after explosions at military arsenals 30.09.2017

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