Poroshenko urges anti-corruption chamber creation
15.09.2017 15:44 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
As of today, within the 14th Yalta European Strategy Annual Meeting «Is This a New World? And What Does It Mean for Ukraine?», President Petro Poroshenko commented on the establishment of the Anti-Corruption Court while answering the question about his assessment of the reforms aimed to fight corruption and the «roadmap» within this issue for the next 12 months, President Petro Poroshenko Press Office reports.
As to the report, the President noted that the judicial reform, including the constitutional one, must undergo the expertise by the Venice Commission and the EU Council. The President is hopeful that the results will be provided as soon as this year Oct already.
Besides, Poroshenko also said that the procedure of verification and selection of judges to the new Supreme Court took almost 1.5 years and emphasized that it was a long process. The President noted that we don’t have such time for the establishment of the Anti-Corruption Court.
«It is not about the name, but about the level of trust and efficiency of the anti-corruption body,» Poroshenko admitted and added that within this situation «we can create the anti-corruption chamber already next month».
At the same time, he didn’t exclude the possibility of creating the Anti-Corruption Court within 2019 or 2020.
As to the report, the President emphasized that he does everything possible together with his team to create an independent judicial system and drew attention to an intensive and efficient cooperation with the international partners within this direction.