Zelensky fires Mendel, appointing new spokesman

Source : 112 Ukraine

Serhiy Nykyforov became the president's new press secretary
17:38, 9 July 2021

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President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky dismissed Yulia Mendel from the post of his Press Secretary. At the same time, the Ukrainian president appointed journalist Serhiy Nykyforov as his new spokesman by the next decree. Respective decrees #282 / 2021 and #283 / 2021 are posted on the President's website.

"To dismiss Yulia Mendel from the post of the Press Secretary of the President of Ukraine ... To appoint Serhiy Nykyforov as the Press Secretary of the President of Ukraine," the documents read.

Related: Zelensky's press secretary Mendel got into another scandal

As it was reported earlier, on April 30, ex-press secretary Yulia Mendel wrote the resignation letter. It later became known that Mendel was resigning, but remained in the Office of the President of Ukraine as an adviser on international communications.

The new president's spokesman Serhiy Nykyforov works as a news presenter on Ukraine 24 TV channel.

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