President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky appointed Volodymyr Yelchenko as the Ambassador of Ukraine to the U.S. The proper order #911/2019 dated December 18 was published at the presidential website.
Moreover, the president made a number of appointments in the diplomatic sphere. Thus, Shcherbatyuk was appointed as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Kuzmenko as the Ambassador to Qatar, Shevchenko as the Ambassador to Moldova and Kamyshev as the Ambassador to China.
As we reported, the U.S. administration agreed that Volodymyr Yelchenko may be appointed Ukraine's ambassador in this country.
Volodymyr Yelchenko was the Ambassador of Ukraine to Russia in 2010-2015 and he was the permanent representative of Ukraine at UN since December 2015.
On July 19, President Zelensky dismissed Valery Chaly from the post of Ukraine’s Ambassador to the U.S. and from the post of Ukraine’s Ambassador to Antigua and Barbuda and Trinidad and Tobago, which he held on a part-time basis.