Ukraine is ready to the most active participation in the international efforts on overcoming of corruption and is adjusted on practical results of such interaction. It was declared by the President of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko yesterday, on October 3, during opening of the Third annual conference of the International association of anti-corruption bodies.
He emphasized that in the modern world it is necessary to counteract resolutely to distribution of corruption which is unconditional, became "one of priorities of the international cooperation".
"We are actively integrated into all international reactions to manifestations of corruption and we will consistently defend our general values together with you", - the President told, addressing to participants of conference.
The head of state separately emphasized that the Ukrainian party consistently embodies the international obligations for corruption counteraction in domestic policy. It is a question, first of all, of prevention of this phenomenon in government bodies. After all the Ukrainian democracy received "difficult heritage" from the previous power, V. Yushchenko added.
In this context he, in particular, noted that brought in the Verkhovna Rada a package from six bills directed on strengthening of counteraction to corruption the majority from which are already accepted in the first reading. The head of state also reported that the bill of creation in system of the government of separate independent anti-corruption body which also is considered as "an important link" the international cooperation in this sphere is already developed.
More than 500 participants took part in work of conference from 107 countries of the world. Among them - 20 general prosecutors, 9 deputy general prosecutors and other heads of anti-corruption bodies, 39 representatives from 13 international organizations.
I took part in work of this conference and delegation from the Nikolaev area which consisted of representatives of the Department of Internal Affairs, SBU and prosecutor's office of the Nikolaev area.The prosecutor of the Nikolaev area Nikolay Stoyanov headed the Nikolaev delegation of participants of the Third annual conference of the International association of anti-corruption bodies.