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The U.S. Vice President Joe Biden commended Ukraine’s President on decision to replace Prosecutor General of Ukraine

The U.S. Vice President Joe Biden welcomes passage of Ukraine reforms in call with President Poroshenko
The U.S. Vice President Joe Biden commended Ukraine's President on decision to replace Prosecutor General of Ukraine

The U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, in a telephone call on Thursday, commended Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on the passage of anti-corruption legislation sought by the International Monetary Fund and the European Union, the White House said, Reuters reports.

“The Vice President also commended President Poroshenko’s decision to replace Prosecutor General Shokin, which paves the way for needed reform of the prosecutorial service,” the White House said in a statement.

It should be recalled that Friday morning the Ukraine’s President spokesman Svyatoslav Tsegolko wrote on Twitter that Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor Shokin submitted a letter of resignation to the Presidential Administration.