The head of the office of the President of Ukraine, Andriy Yermak, said that he had long planned to buy a new car, and the purchase coincided with events in the country.
He said this during an online briefing on the Facebook page of the office of the President of Ukraine, reports a correspondent for Ukrinform.
“I have planned to change my car for a long time, but unfortunately today I live at a pace where I don’t have time for anything, and honestly, neither for the family nor for myself. Therefore, I really sold my old car, bought a new car, and it coincided with the events in our country. Everything about finance: for how much, where – this is reflected in my statement. It is open. You can check it out, ”said Yermak.
He also added that he refused state protection and state cars.
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“I didn’t talk about it, but, taking this opportunity, I want to add that at the same time, I refused all the cars in the state – I don’t use any car, I refused the protection of the state. I am the first head of the presidential office, which has no state security. I don’t need her. I am an honest person who is ready to look honestly into the eyes of any citizen of our country, ”said Yermak.
As previously reported by the media, the head of the presidential office, Andrei Yermak, bought a 2019 Mercedes-Benz car for 2 million 972 thousand 776 UAH. According to the modifications made to the declaration, the purchase took place on March 11, 2020.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru