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 "I am a citizen of Ukraine," - Nasirov comments on double allegiance allegations against him

When asked by the judge of his dual nationality, suspended Head of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine Roman Nasirov said he was a citizen of Ukraine.

As reported by a correspondent for Censor.NET from the courtroom, prior to that the prosecutors accused Nasirov of having British and Hungarian passports in addition to a Ukrainian one.

Read more: Nasirov has British, Hungarian citizenship, - prosecutor Symkiv. DOCUMENT

In turn, the lawyers of the detained official threw discredit on the information and submitted relevant documents.

Explicitly asked by the judge whether he had got U.K. citizenship, the State Fiscal Service chief said that he was a citizen of Ukraine, which raised a storm of laughter in the courtroom.

Read more: Poroshenko says no one keeps him advised on Nasirov case developments

After that, the judge decided to grant the prosecutors' petition and entered upon the record the documents confirming Nasirov's British and Hungarian citizenships.
 
 
 
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