The government of Ukraine at its meeting on June 24 decided to submit a motion to the Verkhovna Rada on dismissal of Ihor Shevchenko appointed to the post on the quota of the parliamentary faction of the political party "The All-Ukrainian Union Batkivshchyna" from the position of the Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine for committing acts which could show signs of corruption or violations of the requirements to the behavior of the persons authorized to perform state functions.
At a meeting on Wednesday, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine will consider the possibility of dismissal of Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources Ihor Shevchenko for neglect of duty.
Prime Minister Arsenii Yatseniuk urged the Batkivshchyna party to consider the advisability of tenure of office of Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources Ihor Shevchenko.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine decided to check facts regarding corruption violations in activities of Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources Ihor Shevchenko.
The Minister of Ecology and Natural Resourses Ihor Shevchenko confirmed that he returned from Nice, France, to Kyiv by plane belonging to MP, member of People's Will deputy group Oleksandr Onyshchenko.
Radical Party faction leader Oleh Liashko demands that Prime Minister Yatseniuk immediately sacks Ecology Minister Ihor Shevchenko and Prosecutor General brings criminal charges and takes the Minister to court for corrupted activities.