Arsen Avakov: The feat of law enforcement officers who gave their lives in the line of duty will forever remain in our hearts

Arsen Avakov: we managed to eliminate the difficulties when crossing the border by citizens of Ukraine and Israel

The Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during an official visit by an Israeli politician to Kyiv discussed the situation that arises when Ukrainian and Israeli citizens cross the borders of both countries. Arsen Avakov stated that thanks to the joint and consistent work of law enforcement agencies of Ukraine and Israel, it became possible to solve the problem of crossing the borders of both countries.  After the signing in this July... more

International observers noted a high level of enforcing the legitimacy of the electoral process in Ukraine

The Ministry of Internal Affairs has developed effective mechanisms to enforce the legitimacy of the electoral procedure, taking into account experience earned during the presidential elections and is ready to counter any possible threats. Ukrainian law enforcement bodies are ready to share their experience with foreign colleagues. Today, on July 21, 2019,  the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine and the head of the National Police held a meeting with representatives of international organizations and partner countries that monitor the... more

Arsen Avakov: It is necessary to declassify most positions of the state defense procurement in Ukraine

In the next fiscal year, the number of classified positions in the state defense order will be significantly reduced, which will facilitate transparent competitive procurement. The Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov stated this today, on July 5: “It has already been said that it is necessary to declassify a large number of positions of the state defense order since the designation "secret" often hides various corrupt schemes.  During its recent meeting the NSDC decided that in the... more

Arsen Avakov: We need trust and balance between the police, the prosecutor’s office, and the courts to change the law enforcement system

The Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine announced this today, on July 4, 2019, in a speech at the annual International Ukraine Reform Conference, which is taking place this year in Toronto (Canada). “Five years ago, we started the reform process in the Ministry of Internal Affairs. We set a goal to change the working principle of law enforcement from “punish and provide criminal cover” to “serve and protect”. At this time, after the Revolution of Dignity, the militiamen could... more

Arsen Avakov and the Minister of National Defence of Canada agreed to expand cooperation in the field of security

Today, on July 4, 2019, the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine met with the Minister of National Defence of Canada Harjit Sajjan at the International Ukraine Reform Conference, which takes place in Toronto, Canada. "With the Minister of National Defence of Canada, we discussed the interaction of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the National Guard of Ukraine with the Canadian Armed Forces and the purchase of new military equipment", - said the head of the MIA. During the... more