Oksana Markarova appointed Acting Finance Minister of Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

The official will start working in her new office on June 8
19:32, 7 June 2018

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Ukraine's Cabinet appointed Oksana Markarova the Acting Finance Minister - in the view of the recent removal of Oleksandr Danylyuk from this office.

'First Deputy Minister of Finances of Ukraine Oksana Markarova is now acting as the Minister of Finances. The respective decision was made unanimously on the extraordinary meeting of the government. Oksana Markarova is to start performing her duties since June 8', the press service of teh government reported.

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the governmental bill #8433 on the dismissal of Oleksandr Danylyuk from the post of the Finance Minister of Ukraine. 254 MPs voted in the affirmative as 112 Ukraine broadcasted.

'It is ordered to dismiss Oleksandr Danylyuk from the post of the Finance Minister of Ukraine', the bill said.

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On May 23, the argument between Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk and Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman took place. The reason was the demand of Finance Minister to appoint one more deputy for him. According to his explanations, he cannot work properly without him.

Groysman offered the minister to resign after this but Danylyuk left the session hall.

After a while, Finance Minister sent the letter to G7 Ambassadors in which he explained that reasons of the arguments with the Ukrainian Prime Minister. Particularly, he describes the unwilling of Groysman to appoint Yana Buhrymova as Danylyuk's deputy.

Related: 'I will step down if Parliament fails to approve Anti-Corruption Court bill', - PM Groysman

On June 6, Volodymyr Groysman reported signing the submission for the dismissal of the Finance Minister from his post. Danylyuk claimed that he is put on pressure and demanded to deliver a speech at the parliament before the voting on his resignation.

Related: Ukraine's Parliament dismisses Finance Minister Danylyuk

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