Yelchenko to be appointed Ukraine's ambassador to US, - media

Yelchenko holds the post of Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UN
16:33, 13 October 2019

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Ukrainian diplomat Volodymyr Yelchenko may head Ukrainian Embassy in Washington. This was reported by Ukrainian service Voice of America, citing sources in the government of Ukraine.

Currently, Yelchenko holds the post of Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UN. In this position, he has repeatedly advocated Ukraine's position in the fierce exchanges of replicas with Russian delegation during the organization's meetings.

The publication also refers to Volodymyr Zelensky's comment regarding the new ambassador's of Ukraine to the United States appointment that was made during a press marathon held on October 10.

Related: Yelchenko appeals to UN Secretary-General due to Russian repression in Crimea

"The person was elected, the person with experience, the diplomat, who knows the United States very well. I think he will be appointed in the near future," Zelensky said.

As we reported earlier, Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Bohdan met with ambassadors of the G-7 countries accredited to Ukraine, according to the official website of the president.

It was stated that Bohdan had thanked the heads of diplomatic missions for significant assistance for our country, emphasizing that Ukrainian side considers the support of foreign partners, first of all, the countries of the Big Seven and the European Union, crucial for the further implementation of reforms.

Related: Zelensky visits the United States to attend UN General Assembly

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