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10.04.19 15:11

Cabinet supports replacement of Stepanov and Hordieiev

The Cabinet of Ministers approved a motion to dismiss Odesa Regional State Administration Head Maksym Stepanov.

Cabinet supports replacement of Stepanov and Hordieiev

Censor.NET reports citing Oleksii Honcharenko. 

Cabinet of Ministers dismissed Kherson Regional State Administration Head Andriy Hordieiev.

President Petro Poroshenko signed the decree, No.107 dated April 6, to dismiss Odesa Regional State Administration Head Maksym Stepanov. The president also signed another decree to appoint Serhiy Parashchenko as acting head of the Odesa Regional State Administration.

According to earlier reports, decrees according to which Poroshenko removed Stepanov from the post of head of the Odesa region's state administration and made Serhiy Parashchenko first deputy head of the Odesa region's state administration, acting head of the region's state administration, which are dated April 6, were posted on the Ukrainian president's website. However, Stepanov said on Monday at a briefing that he was refusing to leave his post as he considered the decree to be illegal.

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