Prosecutor General Yurii Lutsenko said at a briefing, Censor.NET reports citing 112 Ukraine.
"Do you remember the 50 million [euros] Latvia transferred to its budget?... Based on our Ukrainian documents, they were frozen, but due to lengthy international aid procedures, the Latvians gave up waiting for a necessary decision of the Ukrainian court and transferred the 50 million to their own budget. I draw your attention to the fact that the ruling of the Kramatorskyi court [on the confiscation of $1.5 billion from the accounts of Yanukovych-era officials - ed.] mentions these funds. So we now have the opportunity under an international convention to ask the Latvian state to fully or partially reimburse these funds to the Ukrainian state budget," Lutsenko said.
As previously reported, Latvia announced the seizure of 50 million euros from the accounts of Yanukovich-era officials. Purportedly, t he amount could have been confiscated from the accounts of ex-First Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Serhii Arbuzov.
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