Ukrainian prosecutors want to question Paul Manafort — the former head of the campaign headquarters of U.S. President Donald trump. He is suspected of corruption case, CNN has learned.
Kiev reported that they were at least seven times appealed to the U.S. authorities for the past two years with a request to allow them to call Manafort for questioning. Letters were sent to the FBI Director James Komi officials of the U.S. Department of justice. Ukrainian prosecutors said that the us government has not responded to their request.
Official requests of Kiev began in 2014. Ukraine wants to interrogate former adviser to trump on the case of corruption the former Minister of justice Oleksandr Lavrynovych. The head of the Department of special investigations of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Serhiy Gorbatyuk in an interview with TV channel pointed out that Manafort not charged with any crime, but the Prosecutor wants him to testify to conduct special investigations.
Between Washington and Kiev there is an agreement on regular support each other in investigations by law enforcement agencies of both countries. This includes assistance in the collection of testimonies of different individuals and other evidence.