The former President of the United Nations General Assembly, Vuk Jeremić, testified against Hunter Biden in the recent Senate hearing. The hearing was concerned with Hunter Biden’s involvement with Ukrainian gas company Burisma, where he served as a board member from 2014 to 2019.
Jeremić’s testimony revolved around the events that led to the appointment of Hunter Biden as Burisma’s board member. He stated that he had received a request from Burisma’s owner, Mykola Zlochevsky, to meet with him in 2013. During the meeting, Zlochevsky sought Jeremić’s help in dealing with an investigation by the Ukrainian authorities into his company’s activities. Jeremić said that he advised Zlochevsky to take legal advice and cooperate with the authorities.
Jeremić told the hearing that he was surprised when, a few months later, he learned that Hunter Biden had been appointed to Burisma’s board. He stated that he had met with Vice President Biden’s staff in 2014 to discuss the situation in Ukraine. During the meeting, he had raised concerns about Hunter Biden’s appointment to the board of a Ukrainian company while his father was overseeing US policy towards Ukraine.
Vuk Jeremić testified against Hunter Biden and stated that he had also raised concerns with US officials about potential corruption at Burisma. He said that he had met with former US Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt in 2015 to discuss the issue. Jeremić said that Pyatt had assured him that the US was aware of the potential conflict of interest and was taking steps to address it.
Jeremić’s testimony provided insight into the events that led to Hunter Biden’s appointment to Burisma’s board. He suggested that the appointment may have been made in an attempt to influence US policy towards Ukraine. Jeremić’s concerns about corruption at Burisma also raised questions about Hunter Biden’s involvement with the company.
While Jeremić’s testimony did not provide conclusive evidence of wrongdoing on Hunter Biden’s part, it did add to the mounting concerns surrounding his involvement with Burisma. With the Senate hearing set to continue, it remains to be seen what impact Jeremić’s testimony will have on the proceedings.
In conclusion, when Vuk Jeremić, testified against Hunter Biden in the Senate hearing, it shed light on the events that led to his appointment to Burisma’s board. His concerns about potential corruption at the company and the conflict of interest posed by Hunter Biden’s appointment raised important questions. It remains to be seen what impact Jeremić’s testimony will have on the proceedings, but it has added another layer to the ongoing debate around Hunter Biden’s involvement with Burisma.