The Verkhovna Rada has dismissed Maksym Stepanov from the position of Minister of Healthcare upon his own request. 284 MPs voted for the decision.
The online broadcast of the plenary session can be viewed HERE.
On May 14, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has received the submission of Prime Minister Denys Shmygal on the dismissal of Health Minister of Ukraine Maksym Stepanov.
Zelensky’s team said this dismissal is due to the problems with contracts on the supply of vaccines against coronavirus and careful attention to the minister from the side of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU).