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The national Bank of Ukraine said about the political pressure from the MPs

The staff of the National Bank of Ukraine said about the political pressure from individual members, the Bank stressed that the goal of these people is to stop Ukraine's cooperation with international partners, a statement published on Tuesday by the press service of the NBU.

"We fully share the position of Board of National Bank and believe it is unacceptable to exercise political pressure on the Central Bank of Ukraine in the legal and civilized state", - stated in the text of the statement published in Facebook.

The national Bank demanded to stop the pressure. "We demand to stop political pressure on the NBU. Not in words, but actions. We expect the reaction to unethical behavior of some MPs who came to Parliament to protect the interests not of the people of Ukraine, and individual oligarchs. Deputies who systematically distort and discrediting our work. Their goal of stopping Ukraine's cooperation with international partners", - stated in the message.

Yakov Smoliy, who served as head of the national Bank since March, 2018, July 1, wrote a letter of resignation, explaining that "systematic political pressure" on the Bank, and filed with the President. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on proposal of President Vladimir Zelensky July 3, Smoliy was fired from the post of head of the national Bank of the country.