Klitschko about dismissal from post of Kyiv City State Administration Head: It is illegal

Source : 112 Ukraine

According to Kyiv Mayor, only Kyiv citizens may dismiss him from the post
18:30, 4 September 2019

Vitaly Klitschko

Kyiv Mayor, Chairman of Kyiv City State Administration Vitaly Klitschko finds the submission of the government on his dismissal to be illegal as 112 Ukraine reported.

“The government made a step to introduce diarchy in the capital, in fact, direct presidential governance…The things that happen are illegal,” the mayor said.

Klitschko believes that the decision of the government is unconstitutional and illegal and only Kyiv citizens may dismiss him from the post.

At the same time, Klitschko noted that he has not seen the official document of the government with the approval of his dismissal yet.

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On September 4, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has approved Vitaly Klitschko's dismissal from the post of the Chairman of the Kyiv City State Administration. 

In July 2019, President Zelensky asked the previous government to dismiss Klitschko but the Cabinet of Ministers refused to dismiss Kyiv Mayor.

 Head of President’s Office Andriy Bohdan said that Vitaly Klitschko has to leave his post as he had lost control over the capital.

On August 20, Vitaly Klitschko stated that he will be running for the office again.


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