As reported by Censor.NET, he said this in an interview to Ukrainski Novyny.
"No one of deputies of Prosecutor General are authorized to instruct me, for this is unlawful. Prosecutor General is also banned by the law from instructing me and other employees of the anti-corruption prosecutor's office. This is illegal, such instructions will not be followed," he said. According to Kholodnytskyi, he is independent and autonomous on his position of the head of the anti-corruption prosecutor's office.