Arsen Avakov: I urge all candidates to campaign in accordance with the law and cooperate with the Ministry of Internal Affairs

MIA continues to cooperate with EUAM-Ukraine: the work of the Mission in Ukraine is extended until 2021

Today, on May 31, 2019, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman, the Minister of the Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov and head of the European Union Advisory Mission to Ukraine (EUAM), Kęstutis Lančinskas, discussed the results of their joint work.  The head of the Mission is finishing his term in Ukraine, but cooperation with the EUAM is extended until 2021. The Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov noted that while on May 31, Kęstutis Lančinskas finishes his term in office... more

Arsen Avakov: To ensure the neutrality of the Ministry of Internal Affairs during the elections, I will not run for the office of people’s deputy of Ukraine.

Today, on May 31, the Minister made an official statement on the MIA position during the extraordinary parliamentary elections in Ukraine: neutrality, equidistance principle and enforcement of the legality, honesty, and transparency of the procedure.  Arsen Avakov stressed that he will not run for parliament and will continue his work to coordinate activities of the executive bodies of the MIA system. “To ensure the observance of the "arm's length" principle and impartiality by the MIA system during parliamentary elections, I... more

Arsen Avakov: We hope that the Italian court will take into account the position of Ukraine in the case of the National Guard fighter V.Markiv

The next court hearing was held today, on May 17, in the city of Pavia (Italy).  The Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov arrived in the courtroom to support the National Guard serviceman, who is accused of complicity in the murder of Italian reporter Andrea Rockelli. “I am sure of Vitaliy Markiv’s innocence, and that’s why I’m here today. He is our soldier, and we will not abandon him. I came here to support our soldier and to... more

The court ordered Mikhail Saakashvili to retract false information about Arsen Avakov

According to the decision of the Dneprovskiy district court of the city of Kiev, dated 05.15.2019, Mikhail Saakashvili is obliged to retract the information that the Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov "has foreign citizenship", as he had earlier stated live at the ZIK TV channel. The court also ordered the Limited Liability Company “Most TV Broadcasting Company” and the Limited Liability Company “New Communications Broadcasting Company” to retract this information. The decision of the Dneprovsky District Court of Kiev,... more

Arsen Avakov: Getting 83 new generation cars Mitsubishi Outlander for NPU is a result of a discount in a contract with Mitsubishi Motors Co under the Kyoto Protocol

Today, on May 14, the Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov, together with the Minister-Counselor of the Japanese Embassy in Ukraine, handed over to the patrol police 83 latest-generation Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV vehicles. Delivery of these cars produced in 2019 resulted from an additional agreement with Mitsubishi Motors Corporation on a 13% discount to the Agreement on the supply of cars for the National Police of Ukraine under the Kyoto Protocol.  The discount agreement was signed in December 2016 initiated... more