FBI has joined investigation into murder of Pavel Sheremet

The official statement of the US State Department is published.

21 July 2016 11:55

US Federal Bureau of Investigation is already providing assistance to the Ukrainian authorities in the investigation of the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet, said in a statement the US State Department Spokesman John Kirby.

- We are shocked and saddened by the killing of Ukrainska Pravda journalist Pavel Sheremet in a car bombing in Kyiv. We join the government of Ukraine in support of a full and impartial investigation that will bring those responsible to justice, - reads the statement.

As QHA reported earlier, the Head of National Police Khatia Dekanoidze, during a briefing on July 20 in Kyiv, informed that the task force engaged in investigating the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet would include representatives of the FBI in Ukraine.

It should be reminded that on July 20, at 7:45 in Kyiv at the crossroads of Bohdan Khmelnytsky and Ivan Franko Streets a car with ‘Ukrainian Truth’ publication journalist and the ‘Radio.Vesti’ host Pavel Sheremet exploded. The journalist died on spot.

The car belonged to the Head of ‘Ukrainian Truth’ publication Olena Prytula. At that moment she was not inside the vehicle.

According to preliminary version, the explosion was caused by a bomb.

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