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 We will not build European-model prosecutor’s office as long as Prosecutor General spends so much time in Presidential Administration, - Deputy Prosecutor General

Deputy Prosecutor General Vitalii Kasko has no idea what prevents dismissal of PGO Head Viktor Shokin.

Vitalii Kasko said in an interview with Ukrainska Pravda, Censor.NET reports.

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Asked on his opinion on reasons impeding dismissal of Shokin, Kasko said that "as long as the Attorney General spends so much time in the Presidential Administration, we will build neither the European country nor the European prosecutor's office so far. This is not "off the recors." I have nothing to lose," Kasko said.

According to him, the Prosecutor General is unable to act normally being dependent.

"Any Prosecutor General starts doing wrong following the instructions of someone from the state's authorities. If the public prosecutor is not independent, it is not a European country and not a European prosecutor's office. Since we tell everyone that we support the European standards, that we strive for the EU accession, that we have a state different from the one during Yanukovych, then why do we see this happening?" Kasko said.

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