Deputy Minister of economic development and trade of Ukraine Yulia Klimenko announced his resignation from his post after the head of the Agency by the Aivaras Abromavicius.
On Wednesday 3 February, she wrote on her page on the social network Facebook.
«Getting a lot of questions, so I want to confirm that Yes – I will be retiring with the Minister. And that I fully support and share every word of the Minister, not because I’m a Deputy Minister, but because I’m a responsible citizen and patriot of Ukraine», — wrote Klimenko.
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Published by Yulia Klimenko 3 February 2016
She also noted that the possibility of further work in the government was discussed within the Ministry, but it is hampered by the rapid return of Ukraine to the old corruption schemes.
«We discussed the possibility of our further work in the government as well as the consequences of our statements, realizing external threat and clearly aware of the political consequences. But we see that the threat from within Ukraine and a rapid return to its dark past times to the Revolution of dignity, much stronger and will have far worse consequences for Ukraine’s future than the external threats. We can’t always live in the swamp, which rots,» wrote Klimenko.
Also after the head of the Agency with Aivaras Abromavicius announced his resignation and Maxim Nefedov , Deputy Minister of economic development and trade.
«Friends, today I made the difficult decision together with the Minister to leave the post of civil servant in the Ministry of economic development and trade of Ukraine. We have accomplished much, we still have plans for more, but we see the obstacles that do not allow to implement the plans. I’m not a politician, as a Manager, I am in the position as long as there can be of great benefit to the country than not in the post. This time has expired,» he wrote his page in Facebook.
As reported with reference to Deputy economic development Minister Yulia Kovaliv, Deputy who resigned Minister of economic development and trade of Ukraine of Aivaras of Abromavicius will take a decision on further action in the coming days.
Abromavicius today, 3 February, decided to resign and urged Parliament to vote on this issue tomorrow.
According to the Minister, this decision was made due to political pressure from the people’s Deputy from «Blok Petro Poroshenko», the first Deputy Chairman of the faction PPO Igor Kononenko and the presidential Administration.
Abromavicius has been appointed Minister of economic development and trade in December 2014. Prior to this appointment, he had 18 years experience in investment companies with headquarters in Stockholm and other European capitals.
Vice Abromavicius Klimenko and Nefedov also announced his resignation 03.02.2016