The MP deleted the photos after they caused the uproar on social media.

Klochko chairs the Verkhovna Rada committee on  organization of state power, local self-government, regional development and urban planning.

Near the Capitol, he was in beach flip-flops, black shorts, a yellow T-shirt and a yellow and blue Ukrainian flag.

The most expensive element of the Klochko’s image is OMEGA City Editions Co-Axial Master Chronometer watch costing 7.6 thousand dollars.

The watch was listed in his declaration for 2019, but the indicated value is UAH 78 thousand.

Klochko said that on July 19, he arrived in Washington with colleagues at the invitation of the American Councils for International Education, within the framework of the Open World Ukraine program. The purpose of the visit was to get acquainted with the legislative procedures in the United States and establish partnerships with American colleagues.

Already in the United States, on July 20, Klochko wrote that he had met with Ukrainian MPs in Washington.Klochko arrived at the embassy as part of a ‘special delegation’ working with the US Congress within the “Open World” professional exchange program.

Klochko also commented on Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline.