State lawyer of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych Vitaliy Meshechek refused to participate in the trial on the treason case. The lawyer said this during the meeting of Kyiv Obolonsky district court, - RBK-Ukraina reports.
"I cannot take part in these hearings", - Meshechek stated.
In the opinion of the prosecutor, the only reason for the lawyer's withdrawal is the recognition of incompetence in the consideration of the process.
"This statement is nothing more than an attempt to disrupt the process", - the prosecutor said. The court retired to the advisory room in connection with the statement of the lawyer.