In the current status Yulia Tymoshenko can not go abroad for treatment, Minister of Justice Olexander Lavrynovych stated in comments to journalists on April 18, ForUm learned from the press office of the Party of Regions.

"In accordance with current legislation of a person, who in accordance with the verdict of the court is serving a sentence in prison, can not cross the state border regardless of the purpose of travel," said Olexander Lavrynovych.

According to the Minister, in order to cross the border, you need to get the status of a person, not limited in the right to move. "It may be in accordance with the law on amnesty or by the decision of the higher courts. Then one can be treated anywhere," he stressed.

When asked whether legislative changes can be made to resolve this issue, Olexander Lavrynovych said: "A special law for Yulia Tymoshenko? It's hard to imagine. Theoretically everything is possible, even a flight to Saturn. But..."

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