: Ukraine's Prosecutor General is back

17:13 Mar. 16, 2016

Ukraine's Prosecutor General is back

PGO Shokin during meeting in Kyiv, December 4, 2015 (Photo UNIAN)

Viktor Shokin returns to the office after long leave

Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor Shokin on Wednesday returned from leave and took up his duties, prosecutor from the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine (PGO) Vladyslav Kutsenko told an UNIAN correspondent. 

"Indeed, on Wednesday, Viktor Shokin returned from leave and took up his duties. He is holding meetings, giving instructions, because a lot of issues have emerged, and they must be resolved. He is in a good mood. The prosecutor's office is a serious agency, it has to work," Kutsenko said.

Read also Ex-prosecutor Kasko says Shokin gave instructions coming from MP Kononenko

Shokin was appointed Prosecutor General on February 10, 2015.

On February 16, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called on Shokin to resign.

Full story on UNIAN

 

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