Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov told a briefing in Boiarka (Kyiv larger area) on Friday, Censor.NET reports citing Interfax-Ukraine.
Asked by the reporters about the reasons for Dekanoidze's resignation, Avakov said: "It was planned. We have agreed on this a year ago. Her contract expired and she made this decision."
The minister dodged the question on possible pressure put on Dekanoidze in this regard.