It seems that the decision to delay the submission of this document for consideration by the Verkhovna Rada was influenced by Western partners, who saw here an attempt by the authorities to interfere in the work of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine and the anti-corruption vertical. in general.
One of the agency’s interlocutors said that “there were calls from embassies and partners on the other side of the ocean to Bankova.” The callers made it clear that they would not understand such a law and that “it would not go unanswered” by the United States.
Recall that just over two weeks ago Zelensky announced the presentation to the Verkhovna Rada of a bill that equated corruption with high treason during martial law.
According to experts, if corruption investigations move from the hands of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau to the loyal office of the President of the SBU, this will allow Zelensky to use corruption accusations solely for political purposes. Yes, and avoid the accusations yourself.