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 Assets of Kliuiev brothers in Austria remain frozen - Prosecutor General

The Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine denies information published in some media yesterday regarding the lift of the arrest of the SLAV AG company‘s accounts and assets, which is owned by the persons on the sanctions list.

This is stated by the press service of the Prosecutor General's Office, Censor.NET reports.

"Some media, both Ukrainian and foreign published reports of unfreezing the accounts and assets of the SLAV AG company belonging to Kliuiev brothers on March 2, 2015. In order to prevent false information being spread to the public we announce that assets of Kliuiev brothers remain frozen in accordance with the EU restrictive sanctions, implemented by the European side in respect of the said persons in March of last year," the statement reads.

According to the Prosecutor General's Office, the presence of restrictions against SLAV AG is confirmed by data from the Austrian register of companies as of Mar. 3, 2015.

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"The Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine, in turn, in accordance with the requirements of international treaties provides mutual international legal cooperation to the relevant authorities of Austria in the criminal proceedings which are being investigated," the PGO noted.

Earlier, Deutsche Welle citing representatives of the Austrian SLAV AG company owned by former head of the Presidential Administration Andrii Kliuiev and his brother Serhii reported that the accounts have been allegedly unfrozen.

 
 
 
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