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President Petro Poroshenko stresses the inadmissibility of political interference in the work of anticorruption bodies. "I will not allow any threats of political interference in the activities of anticorruption institutions. On the contrary, I believe that it is necessary to accelerate the appointment of the audit; it is necessary to ensure effective protection from any political interference of politicians in the work of the NABU and politicization of the work of any law enforcement agencies willing to influence politics. I believe that these are the right approaches," the Head of State said during a conversation with media representatives following the talks with President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė.

Following the tenth meeting of the Council of Presidents of Ukraine and Lithuania, a number of documents on bilateral cooperation were signed in the presence of Petro Poroshenko and Dalia Grybauskaitė.

During the working visit of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko to the Lithuanian Republic a Memorandum on cooperation and partnership between the Football Federation of Ukraine and the Lithuanian Football Federation was signed. The document was signed by Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration, Vice President of the Public Union “Football Association of Ukraine” Kostiantyn Yelisieiev and President of the Lithuanian Football Federation Tomas Danilevičius.

Meeting between President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė began in Vilnius. Following the talks in vis-a-vis format, the tenth meeting of the Council of Presidents of Ukraine and Lithuania will be held.

The President of Ukraine and the Managing Director of the IMF coordinated approaches as regards the establishment of the anticorruption court in Ukraine, taking into account the relevant initiative of the President, as well as ensuring the effective functioning of anticorruption institutions.

​President Petro Poroshenko demands the Verkhovna Rada to elaborate a draft law on the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court. The Head of State emphasizes that he will submit his version of the  draft law to the Parliament unless the MPs provide this document by the beginning of the next week.

President Petro Poroshenko visited the premiere of the movie "Cyborgs". The Head of State thanked the creative team that produced the movie and congratulated those present on the Day of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Petro Poroshenko also presented the Order "For Merits" of the third degree to director of the movie Akhtem Seitablayev.

During the working trip to Lviv region, President Petro Poroshenko inspected the electric bus produced by PJSC "Electron" Corporation and had a conversation with Lviv residents.

In a meeting with the medical community of Lviv region, President Petro Poroshenko thanked the initiative group that elaborated the concept and the draft law on improving the availability and quality of medical care in rural areas, as well as the people's deputies who voted for this document. The Head of State stressed that he would sign the laws on medical reform and quality of rural medicine in the near future.

“Our AFU are the warriors of peace who got in the way of Russian troops, defended Ukraine and the eastern frontier of the whole European continent. Our Armed Forces are the warriors of honor, for whom duty and oath are above all. Our Armed Forces are the soldiers of courage, fearless professionals in military affairs," President Petro Poroshenko said during his speech at the solemn events on the occasion of the Day of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the International Center for Peacekeeping and Security in Lviv Region.