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 Ukrainian president vetoes parliament’s resolution to dismiss cases relating to operational investigations filed before Nov. 6

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has vetoed the decision of the Verkhovna Rada on closure of cases relating to operational investigations filed by the Ministry of Internal Affairs before Nov. 6.

This is evidenced by the information published on the website of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainski Novyny.

The bill No.3225 "on amendments to some laws of Ukraine made in connection with the adoption of the law "on the National Police", which was adopted as a whole by 289 votes in the Verkhovna Rada Nov. 10, envisaged that the cases relating to operational investigations filed by the law enforcement agencies before Nov. 6 were subjects to closure.

The text of the law contains technical amendments to several laws in connection with the entry into force of the law "on the National Police".

The transitional provisions of the law also administer the rights of law enforcers during the reorganization of militia into police.

There was no item on closure of cases relating to operational investigations in the initial version of the bill (submitted by the Cabinet to the Verkhovna Rada Oct. 2). It appeared in the amended version of the bill, which was submitted to the parliament Oct. 30.

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