Sources in the Servant of the People parliamentary faction disclosed details of the resignation of Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov. It is reported by “Babel”.
According to a local publication, at a meeting with the faction’s deputies, which took place on Tuesday, July 13, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that the minister had resigned without pretensions.
Earlier it became known that Zelensky found a replacement for the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, who submitted his resignation letter. The President proposed the candidacy of the deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Denis Monastyrsky for the post of Minister of Internal Affairs.
Avakov became the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs on February 27, 2014. He was one of two ministers who kept their portfolios after Zelenskiy came to power. The minister was told to resign more than once. Zelensky said that the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs is on probation and his fate depends on the investigation into the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet.