Shokin has resigned from the post of Prosecutor General, says MP

Viktor Shokin wrote a statement about his release from office the Prosecutor General of Ukraine.

On Tuesday 16 February reported by the MP from the faction «Block of Petro Poroshenko» Mustafa Nayem.

«The General Prosecutor of Ukraine Viktor Shokin has resigned» — he wrote in his account in Twitter.

Previously this was reported online edition of «Ukrainian truth» with reference to own sources. At the same time, the Internet-the edition «Left coast» with reference to its sources reports that Shokin had filed his resignation on Tuesday 16 February in the morning.

The Office of public relations and media General Prosecutor’s office of Ukraine declare that they have no any official information about filing Prosecutor General Viktor Solinym the official report about resignation.

Earlier today President Petro Poroshenko in his address to the nation announced that he had asked. to resign.

Shokin was appointed General Prosecutor of Ukraine in February 2015. According to the current Constitution of Ukraine, the Prosecutor General appoints and dismisses the President with the consent of Parliament. However, the Parliament has the ability a certain number of votes to declare a vote of no confidence to the Prosecutor General that has a consequence his resignation from the post.

Shokin has resigned from the post of Prosecutor General, says MP 16.02.2016

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