"Today, the Head of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office was appointed. His name is Oleksandr Klymenko. He was declared as the winner of a fair selection by the competition commission and was approved in office by new Prosecutor General Andriy Kostin immediately after his appointment," Andriy Yermak, Head of the President’s Office, posted on Telegram.
Yermak congratulated Kostin on the start of his work as the head of the Prosecutor General’s Office and Klymenko on his appointment as the Head of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office and wished them effective work.
"An independent anti-corruption infrastructure is an important component of democracy in Ukraine. The fight against corruption is a priority for our state as our investment attractiveness and business freedom depend on its success," Yermak noted.
He added that the Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office, in particular, has an important mission to investigate Russia's crimes against Ukraine.
"We must bring Russian criminals to justice," Yermak emphasized.