The Ministry of Internal Affairs is ready for holding the parliamentary elections in the fall of 2019. Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov stated this during the meeting with representatives of the U.S. State Department on Wednesday, May 8, the press service of MIA reported.
“Our subdivisions are fully ready to secure the order during the parliamentary elections this fall,” Avakov stated.
According to the report, Deputy Assistant Secretary in the European and Eurasian Bureau at the U.S. Department of State George Kent noted the apolitical nature of the MIA during the voting of Ukrainian people.
Earlier today, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary George Kent met with President-elect of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky.
“George Kent, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary, congratulated the newly elected President Vlodymyr Zelensky with the victory and emphasized that the USA is ready to continue supporting partnership with Ukraine for promotion of the political and economic reforms,” the report said.