Interior Minister Arsen Avakov is dismissed from office. “According to the first part of Article 18 of the Law of Ukraine” On the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine “, he submitted his resignation from the post of Minister of Internal Affairs, the website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs reports.
“Thanks to the Ministry of Internal Affairs team for the years of joint work. Thanks to every officer, private and civil servant. I have the honor!” – Avakov wrote in his statement.
Sources of the UP in “Servant of the People” name two candidates for the post of Minister of Internal Affairs: these are the people’s deputies of the monobilshinsva Alexander Bakumov and the chairman of the law enforcement committee Denis Monastyrsky.
According to an NV source, Denis Monastyrsky is the main contender for the post of Minister of Internal Affairs instead of Arsen Avakov.
Denis Monastyrsky – Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee on Law Enforcement Activities. In the last convocation of the Verkhovna Rada, he was an assistant to Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser to the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Avakov’s closest associate.
The interlocutor of NV called Monastyrsky loyal to the Office of the President, and not to Avakov.
Recall that Arsen Avakov has been the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine since February 2014.