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 Shokin took sick leave day before vote on his resignation, - MP Leshchenko

Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor Shokin took a sick leave the day before the vote in the Verkhovna Rada on his resignation.

Petro Poroshenko Bloc (BPP) faction MP Serhii Leshchenko wrote on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.

"Shokin is on a sick leave starting from today. This means that he may employ it as a trump card in case of attempts to dismiss him in order to be reinstated through legal action," the politician wrote.

Read more: Rada to consider Shokin's resignation tomorrow morning, - Hroisman

"Don't you believe me? You should recall that the court reinstated Sviatoslav Piskun twice," he stressed.

The press service of the Prosecutor General's Office failed either to confirm or deny this information to Censor.NET correspondent. The representative of the agency said that she was not privy to that information.

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