Head of the Special Investigation Department of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Serhii Horbatiuk is ready to lead the GPU, Censor.NET reports citing Channel 112 Ukraine.
Earlier, MP Serhii Leshchenko said that Horbpatiuk's candidacy was offered to him by lawyers of families of Heavenly Hundred, and he will offer it to other parliamentarians.
Horbatiuk confirmed that he hasn't received a formal proposal to take the position of the Prosecutor General, but was addressed by NGOs and MPs.
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"It is a great responsibility and I am aware of it. I only want to say that I have a desire to protect the law, and of course the position of the Prosecutor General gives great possibilities to do it. I expressed my own opinion that I'm ready to perform my duties honesty and professionally at any position, prosecutorial as well," Horbatiuk said.
Horbatiuk has also said that he has "a desire to change the system in order to gain more public trust, the level of which is very low at the moment".
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