Ukraine PM submits resignation letter, president to consider it

 

January 17, 2020

 

  • Oleksiy Honcharuk said he resigned “to take away any doubts about our respect and trust in the President”
  • Ukrainian President Volodymur Zelenskiy said he will consider it

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk is reportedly heard at a meeting saying that explanations need to be simple because President Volodymyr Zelensky “has a very primitive understanding of the economy”. PHOTO: REUTERS

 

By REUTERS

 

KIEV – Ukraine’s Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk has submitted a letter of resignation and President Volodymur Zelenskiy will consider it, the presidential office said on Friday.

“I came to the position of fulfilling the program of the President. He is for me a model of openness and decency,” Honcharuk said on Facebook.

“However, in order to take away any doubts about our respect and trust in the President, I wrote a letter of resignation and handed it to the President with the right to submit it to Parliament,” he added.

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