Switzerland asks Kiev to help in the case against the People's Deputy Martynenko
May 9, 2015
4:01 pm EET

Swiss Federal prosecutors appealed to the Ukraine and the Czech Republic with a request for legal assistance in the investigation of the criminal case against a deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Mykola Martynenko.

"Federal prosecutors in Switzerland since 2013 has been investigating the criminal case against a Ukrainian citizen on suspicion of bribing foreign officials," - said the prosecutor's office in response to a request Deutsche Welle. The department confirmed that the suspect in this case is Martynenko.

"As part of this investigation, the Swiss Federal prosecutors asked the law enforcement agencies of the Czech Republic and Ukraine with a request for legal assistance", - the press-secretary of the Swiss prosecutor's office.

In March this year the Swiss edition of Le Matin Dimanche and SonntagsZeitung reported, citing sources in law enforcement about the criminal case against Martynenko.

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