International anti-corruption organization Transparency International calls on the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine to suspend from duties during investigations of abuses of official position the head of the National Agency for corruption prevention (NACP) Natalia Korchak.
Transparency International calls on the Cabinet of Ministers to dismiss the head of the NACP at the time of the investigation, writes About this mediaUA with reference to the statement of Transparency International Ukraine.
The organization noted that the presence of na.Korczak in position allows her to influence the NACP staff, witnesses and the inquiry procedure in General, and the procedure of the investigative action, therefore the decision on her dismissal fully complies with international standards.
"We urge you not to repeat the mistake of August 2016, when due to incompetence and dependency management NACP was nearly ripped off the procedure of obtaining visa-free regime between Ukraine and the EU. It was then that the unprofessional work of the head of the NACP disrupted the launch of electronic Declaration system, but the results of the official investigation by the Cabinet of Ministers was kept secret from the public, and no personnel decisions was not accepted", - said the Executive Director of Transparency International Ukraine Yaroslav Yurchyshyn.
"Full responsibility for the preservation on a post of the Chairman of the NACP during the investigation, and therefore the probable failure of the investigation, will go to the leadership of the government. As further discrediting the idea of the prevention of corruption, with the support of the National Agency for prevention of corruption with international donors until the removal of the discredited leadership of this body," - said in a statement.
As reported, the head of the Department of financial control and monitoring of the lifestyle of the National Agency on corruption prevention (NACP) Anna Solomatina said Tuesday that checks e-declaring falsified and asked the anti-corruption bodies to investigate the facts of illegal actions, and the head of NACP Natalia Korchak to suspend from duty during the investigation.
According to A. Solomatina, N. Korczak did not sign the decision on carrying out of special checks January 2017 - there were about 4 thousand, out of 1.5 million returns that currently are in the system have been tested only 91 Declaration.