Zelensky meets with chiefs of Ukraine's anti-graft agencies

13:58, 31 May 2019
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has met with chiefs of Ukraine's anti-graft agencies – Director of the National Anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) Artem Sytnyk and Head of the Specialized Anti-corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) Nazar Kholodnytsky.

They discussed proposals how to improve interaction between the Ukrainian anti-corruption agencies and looked for ways to make their work more efficient, the presidential press service told UNIAN.

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Zelensky said he would guarantee the independence of the anti-graft institutions in the country and safeguard against meddling into their activity.

The president also stressed that citizens of Ukraine demand that the punishment for corrupt officials should be inevitable. "Tangible results of the investigation into high-profile corruption in the next three months will be an indicator of the ability of SAPO and NABU to meet Ukrainians' expectations," he said.

Zelensky, Sytnyk and Kholodnytsky also discussed legislative and practical proposals for improving the performance of the specialized anti-corruption agencies.

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