Chairman of the National Agency on Corruption Prevention (NACP) Oleksandr Novikov has said that none of the eligible political parties has refused funding from the budget.

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"Not a single party has got into contact with us," he said in an interview for the RBC Ukraine news agency.

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When asked whether it is technically possible to stop the financing of the political parties now, Novikov said: "April 21 was the deadline for the parties to give up financing for all five years of their term in parliament. On that day, a law stipulating that a party may refuse funding on the quarterly basis came into force."

Earlier, the Servant of the People Party announced it would give up funds from the budget in favor of a relief fund to fight against the coronavirus.