The European Union expects a full launch of the Higher anti-corruption court before the end of 2018.
This is stated in the statement of the official representative of the European external action service on the EU’s website, transfer Ukrainian news.
“The adoption of Ukraine’s legislation to create Higher anti-corruption court is a positive development in line with its international obligations and in the interests of citizens and business in Ukraine. Its creation marks an important step in the important fight against corruption in Ukraine, which is a key component of the Association agreement between the EU and Ukraine and to the commitments undertaken by Ukraine during the summit “EU – Ukraine” on 9 July in Brussels,” – said in it.
The EU stresses the need for all anti-corruption institutions in Ukraine, was completely independent and perform their tasks without undue influence.
“It’s important to the integrity and credibility of the office of the specialized Prosecutor for the fight against corruption and its leadership has been maintained and strengthened. We anticipate that the court will be fully operational before the end of the year, as it is the intention of the authorities”, – reads the statement.
It is also noted that the EU is ready to fully support this process.