"To dismiss Oleksandr Bankov from the post of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Romania," the document says.
The decree was signed by the president on July 15, 2020.
Oleksandr Bankov was appointed Ambassador of Ukraine to Romania on April 4, 2017. He has been working at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 2006. Until 2010, he was the third secretary for consular affairs at the Ukrainian Embassy in Romania. Then, from 2014 to 2017, he was Director of the Department of the Secretariat of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
As we reported before, Ukrainian ambassador Ivan Kuleba has been summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia, as the Ukrainian side stated tension on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
Shavarsh Kocharyan, the Minister hosted Kuleba at the Ministry. The Armenian side provided their evaluation of the situation that occurred there during the weekend. Specifically, the Armenian official also informed the Ukrainian diplomat of Azerbaijan's aggressive actions, such as ceasefire violations, attacks on civilian infrastructure, and attacks on unarmed civilians.