Conflict ongoing between Poroshenko, Avakov - ex-advisor to interior minister

12:00, 03 October 2017
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A conflict has been broiling between Ukraine's Interior Minister Arsen Avakov and President Petro Poroshenko from the very first day of the president's election, Anton Herashchenko, who is a former adviser to the Minister of Internal Affairs, has said on air of one of the Ukrainian TV channels, Ukrainska Pravda reports.

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Asked whether there is such conflict, Herashchenko replied: "Yes, from the very first day when Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was elected," UP reports.

Heraschhenko claimed that the nature of conflict lay in a different approach of the two officials to security issues and the conduct of criminal investigations in Ukraine.

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