Zelensky dismissed ambassadors in five countries

Zelensky dismissed ambassadors in five countries

President Volodymyr Zelensky dismissed Ukraine's ambassadors extraordinary and plenipotentiary in five countries: Georgia, Slovakia, Portugal, the Islamic Republic of Iran and Lebanon. This is evidenced by the relevant decrees published on the website of the Office of the President.

In particular, the President dismissed:

  • Ambassador to Georgia Igor Dolgov;
  • Ambassador to Slovakia Yury Mushka;
  • Ambassador to Portugal Inna Ognivets;
  • Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Iran Sergei Burdilyak;
  • Ambassador to the Republic of Lebanon Igor Ostash.

Ambassador to Portugal Inna Ognivets has been in office since October 2015, Ambassador to Iran Sergey Burdilyak – since December 2015, Ambassador to Lebanon Igor Ostash – since August 2016, Ambassador to Slovakia Yuri Mushka – since November 2016, Ambassador to Georgia Igor Dolgov – since February 2017

At the same time, the President appointed Ambassador to Australia Vasily Miroshnichenko concurrently Ambassador to New Zealand, and sent the former head of the Foreign Intelligence Service Valery Yevdokimov to work as Ambassador to Tajikistan.

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