: Ukraine and Poland join forces to fight corruption

12:39 May. 13, 2016

Ukraine and Poland join forces to fight corruption

Photo source: National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine

The two countries sign agreement on cooperation in anti-corruption sphere

Ukrainian and Polish anti-corruption bureaus have signed a memorandum on close cooperation, the Ukrainian Anti-Corruption Bureau press service reported. The two agencies have agreed to exchange information and experience in preventing and fighting corruption.

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"We have been studying the experience of Poland, Romania, Austria and other countries to determine the best model for corruption fight to be implemented in Ukraine," the Сhief of National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) Artem Sytnyk said. "I am certain that it is very important to maintain close relations with anti-corruption agencies in other countries. The corruption schemes our detectives are investigating mainly do not end in Ukraine."

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The memorandum on cooperation involves an exchange of data on legislation in the sphere of detection and prevention of corruption, investigation of crimes. The agencies will also share the findings of analytical reports and research in anti-corruption sphere.

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