Fifth President of Ukraine, MP (European Solidarity faction) Petro Poroshenko on Friday morning arrived for interrogation at the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU).
"Petro Poroshenko was summoned as a witness in criminal proceedings on suspicion of MPs Viktor Medvedchuk and Taras Kozak of committing criminal offenses under Part 1 of Article 111, Part 3 of Article 15 and Part 1 of Article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine [committing high treason and an attempt to plunder national resources in the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea]," the SBU press center told Interfax-Ukraine.
The SBU said that Poroshenko was summoned solely for the purpose of a comprehensive, complete and impartial study of the circumstances of the specified criminal proceedings.
As reported, MPs Viktor Medvedchuk and Taras Kozak (Opposition Platform - For Life faction) on May 11 were notified of suspicion of high treason and attempted plunder of national resources in the Russia-occupied Crimea. According to Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova, the suspicion concerns three episodes of illegal activity and cooperation with the aggressor country.