Ukraine launches criminal investigation into alleged surveillance of US Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch

Business Insider | 1/16/2020 | Sonam Sheth
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Ukraine on Thursday announced it had launched a criminal investigation into alleged threats against Marie Yovanovitch while she was serving as the US ambassador to Ukraine.

Yovanovitch was abruptly ousted from her post last year following what she and others characterized as a smear campaign against her.

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Ukraine's Ministry of Internal Affairs said in a statement that it "with regard to international and national legislation, guarantees protection, safety and untouchability for diplomats of any foreign state on the territory of Ukraine, including the representatives of the diplomatic corps of the United States of America."

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Ukraine on Thursday announced it would launch a federal criminal investigation into alleged threats against Marie Yovanovitch while she was serving as the US ambassador to Ukraine.

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The Ministry of Internal Affairs released a statement saying it was aware of "the materials published by the investigators, related to possible illegal surveillance on the former US ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch on the Ukrainian territory."

It added that it "with regard to international and national legislation, guarantees protection, safety, and untouchability for diplomats of any foreign state on the territory of Ukraine, including the representatives of the diplomatic corps of the United States of America."

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