The Verkhovna Rada dismissed Andriy Taran from the position of Minister of Defense of Ukraine. 341 people's deputies voted for.
The Rada appointed Taran as Minister of Defense on March 4, 2020.
A meeting of the Servant of the People faction was held recently to discuss personnel changes in the Cabinet of Ministers. In particular, Defense Minister Taran is planned to be replaced by former Reintegration of Temporarily Occupied Territories Minister Oleksiy Reznikov.
As it was reported, the Verkhovna Rada dismissed four more ministers on November 3:
- Oleksiy Lyubchenko from the position of Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture;
- Roman Abramovsky from the position of Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine;
- Oleh Urusky from the position of Vice Premier for Industrial Policy;
- Oleksiy Reznikov from the position of Minister for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories;