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 Courts must be cleared of corrupt officials in order to eliminate corruption, Poroshenko says

The National Council on Anti-Corruption Policy chaired by President Petro Poroshenko discussed the implementation of the judicial reform.

Censor.NET reports citing the press office of the president.

The head of state noted that it would facilitate full reboot of the judicial power. According to the president, it is a step aspired by society, for the present judicial power has an extremely low level of trust.

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Petro Poroshenko is confident that with the creation of conditions for the reboot of the judicial power, the formation of principally new infrastructure for the fight against corruption in Ukraine has been finished.

"But the courts must be cleared of corrupt officials in order to eliminate corruption," the president stressed.

The head of state welcomed the abolition of judicial immunity and introduction of their declarations of revenues and expenditures. According to him, efficient cooperation of the High Qualification Commission of Judges, High Council of Justice, National Anti-Corruption Bureau and other law enforcement and fiscal authorities facilitates greater quality of contests.

The president emphasized the importance of beginning the procedure of formation of the Supreme Court of Ukraine in September and forming it by the end of the year.

"For today, scrupulous lifestyle monitoring, declarations of revenues and expenditures, declarations of family ties, control of the Public Council will allow us expecting an efficient judicial system shortly," the head of state noted.

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