Deputy Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Anton Gerashchenko said that the ex-President Petro Poroshenko for all the years of his presidency did everything to discredit the Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov.
Earlier, the parliamentary faction of the "Voice" initiated the collection of signatures for the resignation of interior Minister Arsen Avakov. Near the Verkhovna Rada on 5 June rally, its participants demanded to dismiss Avakov for high-profile crimes in the country, similar events were held in several Ukrainian cities. Later on the Council website appeared was the resolution with the offer of resignation Avakov.
The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky said that he understands the causes of the protests for the resignation of interior Minister Arsen Avakov, however, at the moment the best candidate for this position, this head of state said during an informal meeting with journalists.
Earlier, on may 20, on a press-conferences in Kiev the head of state declared that Avakov is a "powerful Minister", and his responsibility - the case of the journalist Sheremet.
A rally demanding to dismiss the Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov held on Friday near the building of Verkhovna Rada in Kiev, protesters burned smoke grenades, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
Earlier, the parliamentary faction of the "Voice" initiated the collection of signatures for resignation of Avakov due to high-profile crimes in the country.