Following reports of collusion between Ukrainian government officials and Democratic National Committee (DNC) operatives, a Ukrainian member of Parliament is calling for a criminal investigation into alleged “illegal interference” in the 2016 US presidential election.
Ukranian MP Andrei Derkach requested the meeting in a July 24 letter to Ukraine’s prosecutor general, Politico reported. Derkach claims the alleged meddling has damaged US-Ukraine relations.
“Only a transparent and thorough investigation into the unlawful interference of Ukrainian officials with the U.S. election campaign can restore the trust of our strategic partner,” Derkach wrote in the letter, copies of which were obtained by Politico.
Politico reported in January the extent of the DNC’s collaboration with Ukrainian government officials who wanted Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton to win the 2016 election.
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