Zelensky explained the rotation of the dismissal of the ambassadors of Ukraine in the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary and India

The reason for the dismissal of several ambassadors of Ukraine in a number of states was the rotation. President of the country Volodymyr Zelensky explained his actions in the official Telegram channel.

As the head of Ukraine stated, layoffs and job changes are a normal part of diplomatic practice.

According to Zelensky, new representatives of Ukraine will be appointed to the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Norway and India. Currently, their candidacies are being prepared by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Ukraine, he assured.

Zelenskiy signed decrees dismissing the country’s ambassadors to Hungary, the Czech Republic, Norway, India and Germany earlier on Saturday. Ambassador to Hungary Lyubov Nepop, representative to Norway Vyacheslav Yatsiuk, ambassador to the Czech Republic Evgeny Perebiinos, ambassador to India Igor Polekha and ambassador to Germany Andrey Melnik left their posts.

Prior to this, on July 4, the Bild newspaper, citing several sources, reported that Melnik would leave his post and return to his homeland, where he would get a new job. In Kyiv, a diplomat can get the post of Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Melnik is known for scandalous statements. So, on June 30, in a conversation with German journalists, he compared the nationalist Stepan Bandera with Robin Hood. Later, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry clarified that Melnik expressed his personal opinion.

On May 29, the President of Ukraine fired the head of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) in the Kharkiv region, Roman Dudin.

In April, Zelensky replaced his so-called permanent representative in Russian Crimea, which official Kyiv considers its own territory. By another decree, the Ukrainian leader dismissed Anton Korynevych from this position, as well as his first deputy Daria Sviridova.

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