Poroshenko's office: Sobolev to be fired as Rada anti-graft committee's head

15:59, 07 December 2017
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The Ukrainian presidential administration has informed key international partners of Ukraine that Yehor Sobolev will be dismissed as head of the parliament's Anti-corruption Committee, according to the Ukrainian news outlet Ukrayinska Pravda.

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Such a decision was made public on Thursday morning following overnight consultations, Ukrayinska Pravda reported, citing own sources.

Read alsoMEP Harms: We will defend the progress NABU stands forAs reported earlier, the Anti-corruption Committee on December 6 backed Sobolev's dismissal as its chairman.

Meanwhile, Ukrainian Member of Parliament Mustafa Nayyem announced that the bill which would give the Ukrainian parliament the right to dismiss heads of the National Anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU), the Specialized Anti-corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) and members of the National Agency on Corruption Prevention (NACP) had been removed from the parliament's agenda and will not be considered by lawmakers.

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