190520 POLTORAK 0Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak wrote a resignation letter, addressed to President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky.

 

He published the corresponding statement on Facebook on Monday.

 

According to the scanned copy of the statement, it says: "Mr. President of Ukraine - Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, I respect your constitutional right to decide on a defense minister of Ukraine and to submit a candidature for approval to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and in accordance with the Laws of Ukraine "On National Security of Ukraine" and "On the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, I ask you to consider in the established manner the issue of dismissing me from the post of defense minister of Ukraine," reads the statement.

 

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Earlier, Chief of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) Vasyl Hrytsak tendered his resignation, with similar statements submitted by all of his deputies and members of his team.

 

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Read this article in Ukrainian: МІНІСТР ОБОРОНИ УКРАЇНИ СТЕПАН ПОЛТОРАК ПОДАВ У ВІДСТАВКУ

 

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