23 Jul 2019 16:45

Ukrainian presidential office deputy chief may be nominated for prosecutor general - Zelensky

KYIV. July 23 (Interfax) - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said he is considering deputy chief of the Ukrainian presidential office Ruslan Ryaboshapka as a candidate for prosecutor general.

Zelensky said Ukraine needs a new prosecutor general whilst speaking to journalists following a briefing in Kyiv on Tuesday.

Spokesperson for Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko, Larysa Sarhan, said on July 22 that Lutsenko was on an official leave.