Arsen Avakov: The project “A khromada police officer” will be scaled throughout the country

Arsen Avakov and representatives of the EU Delegation to Ukraine discussed the opening of the EUAM office in Mariupol

The plans for further cooperation between the EU and Ukraine include the inclusion of the SMS and NGU in the mandate of the EU mission, as well as the opening of the EUAM office in Mariupol.  It was announced today, on February 11, by the Minister of Internal Affairs during a meeting with Ambassador of the European Union to Ukraine Matti Maasikas and the Head of EUAM Antti Hartikainen. Arsen Avakov thanked European partners for their comprehensive support for reforms... more

Arsen Avakov: The President of Ukraine discussed the fate of Vitaliy Markiv with the Pope and the leadership of the Italian Republic

Today, on February 8, the Minister of Internal Affairs informed that the case of NGU soldier Vitaliy Markiv is in the center of attention of the Ukrainian delegation. [gallery columns="2" size="medium" ids="56494,56495"] Within the framework of the official visit of the President of Ukraine, negotiations were held in Rome with the President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella and Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.  In the Vatican, a meeting was held with Pope Francis.  The Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov... more

Arsen Avakov: Ukrainian police officers will improve their skills under CEPOL programs

Today, on February 5, the Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov and the Executive Director of CEPOL Detlef Schroeder signed an Agreement between the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine and the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL). Arsen Avakov thanked the European colleagues for their educational programs and noted that Ukrainian law enforcement officers are always ready to learn and gain new experience. “Over the past five years, the staff of the Ukrainian police has been renewed... more

Arsen Avakov: we hope to strengthen cooperation with the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia

The Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov stated this on January 29, 2020, during a meeting with the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Georgia to Ukraine Teimuraz Sharashenidze. The parties discussed the current state and actual issues of cooperation and initiatives for its further development. The Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine expressed hope that during the term of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Georgia to Ukraine Teimuraz Sharashenidze, the interaction of the two countries... more

Arsen Avakov: We call on Italy to impartially consider the case of Vitaliy Markiv

The Minister of Internal Affairs informed that today, on January 17, the Ukrainian parliament adopted, as a basis and in whole, the draft resolution No. 2717 “On the Statement of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in connection with the criminal prosecution of Vitaliy Markiv, the staff sergeant of the National Guard of Ukraine, in the Italian Republic”. Three hundred twenty-three deputies voted in favor of the draft resolution. The Statement says: “The Verkhovna Rada decides: to appeal to the President... more