Washington approves Ukraine's new ambassador to U.S., - media

Source : 112 Ukraine

It is current Ukraine’s Permanent Representative to UN, Volodymyr Elchenko, whose candidacy was accepted
11:28, 13 December 2019

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The United States of America has given its prior consent (an agrument) to the appointment of Volodymyr Yelchenko as Ukraine's new ambassador to the United States. ZN.UA reported this, citing its sources.

Yelchenko has been Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UN since 2015. He is expected to be replaced by the current Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Serhiy Kyslytsia, who cooperates international organizations at the central office.

Presidential decrees on the appointment should be expected soon.

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It is worth noting that Zelensky dismissed the previous ambassador of Ukraine to the USA Valerii Chalyi on July 19, but this position has remained vacant till now.

As we reported earlier, UN Deputy-Secretary-General Rosemary Dicarlo will visit Ukraine, Voice of America informed.

Her visit is scheduled for December 12-13.

Dicarlo is expected to hold talks with representatives of the Ukrainian authorities, employees of UN agencies, and partner organizations of civil society, as well as groups representing the interests of internally displaced persons, youth and women.

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