Poroshenko does not exclude purges after the incident at the Arsenal near Chernigov

© RIA Novosti / Michael Palinketi in Photobacterium of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. Archival photoPoroshenko does not exclude purges after the incident at the Arsenal near Chernigov© RIA Novosti / Michael Palinketi the image Bank

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko did not rule out personnel reshuffles after the fire at the Arsenal near Chernigov.

At Arsenal in Chernihiv region on Tuesday night, an explosion occurred, the fire started. Authorities carried out the evacuation. There were no injuries. According to the defense Ministry, at the time of the warehouse fire was 69,5 thousand tons of ammunition, of which 43 thousand tons — efficient. This Arsenal is one of the largest in Ukraine, the territory of the warehouse is 682 hectares, of which technical area is 402 ha. On Thursday, the defense Ministry reported that the fire is virtually eliminated, two of the hotbed of corruption.

«I’m counting on the quick response of law enforcement, I do not exclude certain staff findings. But, unfortunately, only personnel conclusions will not solve the problem, it requires a systemic solution, explosions in warehouses occur from time to time in many countries of the world,» said Poroshenko on Thursday in the Khmelnitsky region. His statement to the military broadcast Ukrainian TV channels.

He also said that the first data of the investigation about the situation near Ichnya reject the version about the careless attitude of the officials and indicate sabotage.

Poroshenko said that this year will begin construction of 15 new stores for ammunition.