The Americans said that freedom of speech and spreading lies are two different things.
The Embassy said that Jovanovic has not transferred any of the lists of the attorney General / photo UNIAN
Statements of the General Prosecutor of Ukraine Yury Lutsenko of the Ambassador of the United States Marie Yovanovitch list of “untouchables” to justice individuals are not true.
This was reported in the response of the U.S. Embassy, according to TSN.
“Statements of the General Prosecutor of Ukraine are not true and are intended to weaken the reputation of Ambassador Yovanovitch,” – said in the text. It also notes that the accusations against the US are a manifestation of corruption. “These attacks deepen our determination to help Ukraine in achieving victory in the fight against corruption,” said the diplomats. And explained that the scoring of the claims in the media of the United States does not make these claims true.
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Also the response contains a assurance of allegiance to the United States the idea of support of reforms in Ukraine.
“To succeed, Ukraine needs a loyal officials and a strong anti-corruption institutions”, – stated in the text.
Diplomats explained that their country has always been adhering to our commitments, including financial support necessary for the development of Ukraine changes in the justice system, however, distributes the funds, taking into account the needs of the moment.
“In the absence of political will, for example, from the General Prosecutor’s office, we are fulfilling our responsibility to the American taxpayers and move aid to where they can make a positive result”, – explained in the Embassy.
As reported, the Prosecutor General Lutsenko in an interview Hill.TV said that during the first meeting after the appointment with US Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch handed him the list of persons against which it is impossible to conduct an investigation. In addition, Lutsenko complained that his Agency has received $ 4 million that the United States had to provide as support.