The President Of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko
Representatives of the President unsuccessfully tried to delay the process under the claim about the intervention of Petro Poroshenko in Church Affairs, said the lawyer Maxim Mogil’nitskii.
Neither President Petro Poroshenko nor his representatives did not appear at the preparatory hearing on the lawsuit about the intervention of the President in the work of the Church.
“Very busy. That is, traditionally, tried to delay the process, wrote on his page in Facebook the head of the bar Association “Mogil’nitskii and partners” Maxim Mogil’nitskii. – Asked the court to postpone the preparatory meeting. However, this time the court President, the petition was denied, and a preparatory meeting was held without the participation of Mr. Poroshenko.”
According to Mogil’nitskii, the District administrative court of Kyiv will begin consideration of the case on the merits, 26 February at 16:00.
“Since the claim of our simple, intuitive and does not require the collection of additional evidence, the court verdict hope to have the next meeting”, – added the lawyer.
Kyiv district administrative court accepted the claim of public organization “Rule of law” 1 Dec. It is about the absence of the President the right to intervene in Church Affairs, and to ask on behalf of all the Orthodox with a request to grant Ukraine autocephaly. In court the interests of the organization is JSC “Mogil’nitskii and partners.”
The previous meeting on December 5, representatives of the presidential Administration also ignored.