Three senior officials resign in Ukraine: Reznikov, Uruskiy, Lyubchenko

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Canan Kevser
02 November 2021, 17:55
Canan Kevser
02 November 2021, 17:55

Ukrainian First Deputy Prime Minister Oleksiy Lyubchenko has submitted a letter of resignation after deputy Ministers, Oleksiy Reznikov and Oleh Uruskiy.

Lyubchenko is the third senior official to resign in the past 24 hours. His resignation letter was submitted to the Ukrainian parliament Verkhovna Rada on Tuesday, November 2.

"Ukraine's First Deputy Prime Minister, Ukraine's Economy Minister Oleksii Liubchenko has submitted an application to the Verkhovna Rada with a request to accept his resignation," cabinet's parliamentary envoy Taras Melnychuk reported.

Further details, including the reasons for Lyubchenko's resignation, were not immediately disclosed.

On November 1, Melnychuk said two other deputy ministers, Oleksiy Reznikov - Minister for reintegration of the temporarily occupied territories and Oleh Uruskiy- minister for strategic industries had submitted their letters of resignation.

The Verkhovna Rada will consider the issue of a government reshuffle on November 3 and 4.