Interpol has finally put Yanukovych, Azarov and others on the wanted list (PHOTOS)
On January 12th, Interpol put the former President Viktor Yanukovych, the former Prime Minister Mykola Azarov and several other former Ukrainian officials on the wanted list.
This was written by the Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov on his Facebook page.
"Viktor Yanukovych, Oleksandr Yanukovych, Mykola Azarov, Raisa Bohatyryova, Yu. Kolobov (former Minister of Finance of Ukraine), R B Dzekon (former head of the Ukrtelecom) have been put on the Interpol international wanted list (red card means detention for extradition in Ukraine," - he informed.
According to him, this decision was adopted by the Interpol "today, several months after the appeal was made in March 2014".
Also Avakov added that they continue to work with the Interpol on a number of other persons accused in Ukraine.
He also reminded that previously Eduard Stavytsky, Serhiy Kurchenko, Serhiy Arbuzov, Oleksandr Klimenko, Andriy Ignatov, Oleksandr Dynnyk had been put on the Interpol wanted list.
Also, Avakov commented on the statement of the General Prosecutor of Russia that Ukraine officially had not requested extradition of Yanukovych and other former Ukrainian officials, calling it "lies at the state level."
Avakov said that request for extradition can be submitted only after arrest of a suspect, but Russia still has not arrested any of the former Ukrainian officials.
"Russia, in accordance with its obligations under the CIS Treaty on wanted criminals, was obliged to put the persons wanted in Ukraine in their search system. Those are Yanukovych, and another 23 people" - he wrote.
According to him, Russia ignores documents on search of 24 former senior officials of Ukraine.
In this regard, according to Avakov, MIA of Ukraine is preparing documents to withdraw unilaterally from this vicious search system, controlled by the Russian "justice."
He added that Ukraine would send to the CIS countries proposals for cooperation in this area on the basis of bilateral relations.
Source: Ukrainska Pravda
22 October 2016 22:44
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