Poroshenko has called on MPs to investigate the actions of the Prosecutor's office
Former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called on MPs to create a temporary investigative Commission (TIC) and to examine the legality of the actions of the attorney General's office, which is investigating a number of cases, this was the speech during the speech of the former head of the state in court at the time of election to it measures of restraint in the case of the appointment of Sergei Semochko first Deputy head of the foreign intelligence Service.
On Wednesday, the Pechersk district court of Kyiv is considering a motion to remand the case on the appointment of Semochko. During the meeting, the prosecution, the petition was withdrawn.
"I want to appeal to the MPs who are present here today (court – ed.) and to those who are watching us on TV. I ask you to create a temporary investigative Commission in the Parliament on the facts of criminal fraud in the office of the public Prosecutor on the facts of political pressure", - said Poroshenko in court. It has been broadcast TV channel "Live".
Earlier, the court granted the petition for prolongation of terms of investigation for another six months until October 10. A court in Kiev on Wednesday continued its consideration of the petition for election of Poroshenko's measure of restraint in the form of a personal commitment to completion of pre-trial investigation. This measure provides that the former President should come on the first call to the investigator and to the court, not to leave Kyiv without the permission of the investigator, Prosecutor or court, refrain from communicating with other suspects or witnesses to pass on the saving to the investigator's passport. The Prosecutor said Poroshenko on the completion of the investigation on the appointment of Sergei Semochko first Deputy head of the foreign intelligence Service.
The state Bureau of investigations of Ukraine Poroshenko suspects that in 2018 he made holding then a post of the head of the foreign intelligence Service of Yegor God to appoint his Deputy Semochko - at that time the chief of the Kiev Department of security Service of Ukraine. Poroshenko and his lawyers refused to accept a suspicion they think he tried to give illegal.
In July 2018 Semochko was appointed first Deputy head of the foreign intelligence Service. Poroshenko, who was then President, in April 2019 fired Semochko. Later Semochko appealed to the Supreme court the decree on his dismissal.