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 Ukraine's top prosecutor submits resignation letter to president

Prosecutor General of Ukraine, Yurii Lutsenko submitted a letter of resignation to President Petro Poroshenko.

"Today Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko has submitted a letter of resignation to the president," spokesperson for the Prosecutor General's Office (PGO), Andrii Lysenko told Ukrinform, Censor.NET reports..

According to Lysenko, now "the president has the last word."

On Nov. 6, Lutsenko said from the rostrum of parliament in response to the calls of activists that he would write a letter of resignation. He appealed to people's deputies to consider his resignation statement this week.

Subsequently, during a vote called by Verkhovna Rada Chairman Andrii Parubii, the parliament did not support the resignation of the prosecutor general, as only 38 deputies voted for this offer.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n3095631