Prime Minister Arsenii Yatseniuk announced at a meeting of the Cabinet on Wednesday, Censor.NET correspondent reports.
According to him, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov has filed such a proposal to the Cabinet today. "We have created a central executive body - the National Police of Ukraine. We eliminate all the territorial units of the Interior Ministry while the territorial units of the National Police will replace them," the prime minister said.
He stressed that the current and former employees of the Interior Ministry will be able to join the police. "Each of you will be able to become a Ukrainian policeman... Everything depends on you. We will not put anyone out on the street," Yatseniuk said.