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Ukraine Opens Investigation Into Potential Surveillance of Former U.S. Ambassador

Ukraine Opens Investigation Into Possible Surveillance of Former U.S. Ambassador


(KYIV, Ukraine) — Ukrainian police say they’ve opened an investigation into the chance that the previous U.S. ambassador got here below unlawful surveillance earlier than she was recalled from her put up.

The announcement Thursday got here two days after Democratic lawmakers in the USA launched a trove of paperwork that confirmed Lev Parnas, an affiliate of President Donald Trump’s private lawyer, speaking in regards to the removing of Marie Yovanovitch because the ambassador to Ukraine.

The Ukrainian Inside Ministry, which runs the police forces, stated in an announcement that Ukrainian police “will not be interfering within the inside political affairs of the USA.”

“Nonetheless, the printed messages include information of potential violations of Ukrainian regulation and of the Vienna Conference on diplomatic relations, which shield the rights of diplomats on the territory of one other state,” the assertion continued.