The Minister of Internal Affairs Yury Lutsenko declared that the parliamentary opposition and the Secretariat of the president used "household incident" at the airport of Frankfurt for its political prosecution. He declared it today at a briefing, the correspondent of RBC - Ukraine reports. In such situation it doesn't find it possible to work further at a position of the minister and hopes that today the Verkhovna Rada will satisfy his resignation.
Yu.Lutsenko added that his lawyers prepare the claim for the German newspaper Bild for "inveracious and overwound" information concerning incident which happened on May 4 of this year in Germany. The minister noted that the Ukrainian mass media reprinted information of the German mass media "with the notes". At the same time Yu.Lutsenko recognized that took alcohol at the airport of Frankfurt. "We have dinner... I drank a beer glass", - he told.
According to Yu.Lutsenko, the German police extremely roughly treated with the Ukrainian delegation, in particular his son, having applied concerning it power receptions. Besides, the police refused to grant Yu.Lutsenko's request to carry out the test for alcohol of members of delegation. At the same time the minister reported that the management of the Frankfurt police helped to allow this incident, having offered Yu.Lutsenko or to address to the German prosecutor, or to accept apologies of the German police officers. Yu.Lutsenko chose the second option, and were apologized.
We will remind, on May 5, 2009 the German mass media distributed information that Yu.Lutsenko the day before spent some hours in a site of police of the airport of Frankfurt am Main after him in a condition of strong alcoholic intoxication detained after collision with law enforcement officers. According to mass media, Yu.Lutsenko and him 19 - the summer son Alexander from - for inadequate behavior didn't pass aboard the plane which took off at 18:15 for Seoul.Thus testing for blood alcohol content was undergone only by the son of the minister whereas Yu.Lutsenko didn't pass it, having shown diplomatic passport.
In the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine disproved information on the conflict with the assistance of Yu.Lutsenko who allegedly took place at the airport of Frankfurt. According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, on May 4 the delegation of department was late in a transit zone of the airport of Frankfurt aboard the plane the German airline Lufthansa which representatives refused to take aboard the Ukrainian delegation.
At the same time in presidium of police of Frankfurt am Main confirmed that incident with the Ukrainian minister took place. "This offense is recorded in accordance with the established procedure and concerning it all procedural actions" will be carried out, - reported Deutsche Welle a press - the secretary of the Frankfurt police. He confirmed all facts stated in mass media, "except information on number of per mille in blood of the detainee".
The president of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko addressed to the prime minister - to the minister Yulia Timoshenko with a request in two-day time to organize investigation of this incident.