Ukraine's Parliament dismisses Finance Minister Danylyuk

Source : 112 Ukraine

254 MPs voted in the affirmative
15:23, 7 June 2018

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The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the governmental bill #8433 on the dismissal of Oleksandr Danylyuk from the post of the Finance Minister of Ukraine. 254 MPs voted in the affirmative as 112 Ukraine broadcasted.

'It is ordered to dismiss Oleksandr Danylyuk from the post of the Finance Minister of Ukraine', the bill said.

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On May 23, the argument between Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk and Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman took place. The reason was the demand of Finance Minister to appoint one more deputy for him. According to his explanations, he cannot work properly without him.

Groysman offered the minister to resign after this but Danylyuk left the session hall.

After a while, Finance Minister sent the letter to G7 Ambassadors in which he explained that reasons of the arguments with the Ukrainian Prime Minister. Particularly, he describes the unwilling of Groysman to appoint Yana Buhrymova as Danylyuk's deputy.

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On June 6, Volodymyr Groysman reported signing the submission for the dismissal of the Finance Minister from his post. Danylyuk claimed that he is put on pressure and demanded to deliver a speech at the parliament before the voting on his resignation.

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