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 Poroshenko expects dismissal of SBU Vice Chairmen Artiukhov, Tsyhanok, and Yahun

President Petro Poroshenko has held a meeting with heads of security structures on the enhancement of the efficiency of struggle against corruption, smuggling and abuse of office at the customs.

The Security Service must finally complete the process of depoliticization - get rid of the influence of political parties, stop being an instrument of political pressure and "start fulfilling its functions". "Less words and more actions. More concrete results in the form of court sentences. You shouldn't advertise intentions, you should report on results," the head of state said, Censor.NET reports citing the press service.

Read more: Hrytsak appointed Acting Chairman of the Security Service of Ukraine

Poroshenko expects Acting Head of the Security Service Vasyl Hrytsak to dismiss First Deputy Head of the Security Service Yurii Artiukhov, Deputy Heads Vitalii Tsyhanok and Viktor Yahun and Chief of the Investigative Department of Vasyl Vovk. At the same time, he requested Hrytsak to submit proposals 'on serious staffing reinforcement of the Security Service that will ensure the reform'.

The President has also noted that the Acting Head of the Security Service must take all the recent criminal proceedings under his personal control and prevent their unreasonable closure.

 
 
 
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