As reported by Censor.NET citing Interfax-Ukraine, the Cabinet adopted the relevant decision at the meeting on Monday.
During the discussion of the mentioned draft resolution, Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk informed that the interregional customs office would have universal jurisdiction in terms of accountability of entities and citizens engaged in foreign economic activities throughout the territory of Ukraine.
The minister stressed that the existing staff of the State Fiscal Service would not be expanded with the employees of the newly created interregional customs office.
Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroisman expected soonest result from the new step in the fight against smuggling.
"All corrupt practices at all customs will be unveiled," the prime minister expressed his expectations.