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The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament has voted in support of Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman's motion to dismiss Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk.

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The decision was supported by 254 MPs on June 7 with the minimum required being 226 votes, an UNIAN correspondent has said.

As UNIAN reported earlier, on June 6, Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman asked the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to fire Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk.

Head of the Financial and Economic Analysis Office in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Victor Maziarchuk later said the Verkhovna Rada Committee for Budget Affairs had backed the draft resolution on the dismissal of Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk from his post.