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President Petro Poroshenko heard the report of the Head of the Security Service of Ukraine and the Prosecutor General of Ukraine on the newly revealed important circumstances in the investigation of crimes against Maidan - weaponry by which Maidan activists had been killed was finally found.

Military-administrative division of Ukraine sets out territorial and geographic limits of responsibility for the military governance units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the context of the fulfillment of administrative-military functions in the sphere of defense on land, in the air and maritime space taking into account the territory recognized temporarily occupied under the laws of Ukraine and the resolutions of the Verkhovna Rada.

Earlier, Mykola Tochytskyi served as Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the Council of Europe.

The President emphasized that he was strongly determined to continue reforms awaited by the Ukrainian society. Rapid reload of the Government is essential for that. At the same time, the President believes that the ministers-reformers and their teams should stay.

President Petro Poroshenko emphasizes the importance of approving the constitutional amendments on decentralization in the Parliament. “The country should unite and not let anyone disrupt the process,” the President noted commenting on the opportunities of decentralization in the course of the introduction of new Kyiv RSA Head Maksym Melnychuk.

“From now on, attracting investments is the key task and efficiency criterion for local authorities along with decentralization,” the Head of State noted.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with delegation of the Bundestag Committee on the Affairs of the European Union headed by Gunther Krichbaum.

The parties shared opinions on the important bilateral issues and international agenda. The President expressed gratitude to Slovakia for supporting Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, as well as providing humanitarian aid to Ukraine in the amount of EUR 2.9 million. Miroslav Lajčák noted that his country was willing to help Ukraine on the track of European transformations.

Petro Poroshenko informed Speakers of Parliaments on the situation in Donbas. He emphasized that Russia and Russia-backed militants keep ignoring the obligations under the Minsk agreements. The Head of State emphasized the necessity of prolongation of sanctions to stop the aggression.

President Petro Poroshenko called today’s actions of the Verkhovna Rada on building an independent court system historic. The Parliament approved respective constitutional amendments in the first reading today.