Ukraine asks Israel to help in inquiry against ex-energy minister Stavysky
Ukraine's Deputy Prosecutor General – Chief Military Prosecutor Anatoliy Matios has handed to Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked a request from the Ukrainian Prosecutor General's Office to hand a notice of suspicion to former minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Eduard Stavysky, who is charged with embezzlement of public funds in Ukraine.
Stavytsky is reportedly hiding in Israel as a citizen of this state under an assumed name of Nathan Rosenberg, the PGO's public relations department reported on Monday.
"During the talks in the Knesset, Chief Military Prosecutor Matios handed to the Israeli justice minister a request of the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine to provide international legal assistance in the investigation against the former minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine and notify Stavytsky of suspicion of committing especially serious crimes against the state," the report says.
The Israeli minister said that they would consider the request as soon as possible.