Donald trump said he believes the investigation of the influence of former Vice-President of the USA Joe Biden to the resignation of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor Shokin in 2016 as the debt.
The President of the United States to speculate about the Affairs of Biden in Ukraine to his Twitter.
“As President, I must deal with corruption and the actions of Biden, related to the dismissal of the Prosecutor, and that his son received millions of dollars from the Ukrainian energy companies and millions of prints from China,” he wrote on his Twitter page, commenting on the progress of the investigations initiated by the Democrats impeachment.
Trump was outraged by the fact that the investigation focuses on the witnesses “second and third hand”, while enough to read the transcript of the conversation with President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky.
“He and others also said that it was not “no pressure” for the investigation against Joe Biden,” – said trump.
As reported, in may 2014 the son of the then Vice-President of the USA Joseph Biden, hunter Biden became a member of the Board of Directors of Burisma Limited. One of the beneficiaries of the company were Nicholas Zolochiv, who held the post of Minister of ecology and natural resources in the government of Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov from July 2010 to April 2012. In late 2014, he left the Ukraine, and in early 2015 it became known that the Prosecutor General’s office declared him wanted on suspicion of illicit enrichment (part 3 of article 368-2 of the criminal code).
The Prosecutor General’s office was investigating some criminal proceedings, a defendant which was Zlochevsky, in 2015-2016 handed one of the cases in the NAB.
In January 2017, the company Burisma announced the closure in Ukraine, all procedural actions and court proceedings against the President of this group led the company and the operating companies included in Burisma Group.
In September 2019 former Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko said that the investigations against Joseph Biden and his son hunter Biden should be carried out in the USA, and Ukraine has no legal grounds for this. “I don’t know any reason to pursue an investigation against Joe Biden or hunter Biden in accordance with the Ukrainian legislation… Is the jurisdiction of the United States,” – said Lutsenko in interview “to the BBC. Ukraine”.
A number of American media reported that US President Donald trump 25 Jul tried in a phone conversation to convince the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky want to start an investigation against hunter Biden. The President, putting pressure on Kyiv, to freeze the provision of financial assistance to the country.
When he was Vice-President in the administration of Barack Obama, Joe Biden, among other things, oversaw related issues with Ukraine. At the same time, his son hunter Biden held a post in the Board of Directors of Ukrainian gas company Burisma. In Ukraine in respect of the company opened an investigation.
Lawyer trump Rudy Giuliani in several interviews said about the intervention of the former Vice-President in Ukrainian politics and involvement in corruption cases. In particular, he argues that the former Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor Shokin was dismissed at the request of the Biden – because supposedly versed in relationships “Burisma” with his son.