“Ukraine has not fulfilled its obligations.” The EU made a devastating statement about the filing of e-declarations by anti-corruption
Ukraine’s inability to cancel e-declaration for anti-corruption is contrary to the European vector of the country. This was stated by European Commissioner Johannes Khan, according to the Facebook representation of the EU in Ukraine.
The statement was made in connection with the fact that on April 1 the deadline for the filing of electronic declarations including public activists working in the field of combating corruption, which was required to be abolished in the EU, expires.
“The Ukrainian authorities have not fulfilled their obligations, refusing to abolish this rule, which affects civil servants’ obligations to civil servants, is contrary to Ukraine’s European aspirations,” Khan said.
“This rule also contradicts the persistent recommendations given to Ukraine by international partners, including the Venice Commission, the OSCE / ODIHR and the European Union (including in the context of monitoring Ukraine’s implementation of visa liberalization commitments),” Khan added.
“This plays into the hands of those who want to destroy Ukraine’s efforts to effectively combat corruption,” he said.
The European Commissioner also recalled that Ukraine’s actions are contrary to the Association Agreement.
“The EU’s relations with Ukraine are based on common values, and both sides agreed that respect for democratic principles, human rights and fundamental freedoms are the main elements of the Association Agreement,” Khan said.
“Ukraine has made significant progress in recent years, and it is important not to undermine the progress made.” The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine should return to the problem and abolish e-declaration obligations for civil society activists as soon as possible, limiting only state officials. and consultations, “- summed up Johannes Khan.
The information is taken from: https://strana.ua/news/132579-es-raskritikoval-ukrainu-za-otkaz-vvesti-deklarirovnie-antikorruptsionerov.html