Zelensky tables motions in parliament to sack two ministers, SBU chief
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on May 30 tabled motions in the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, to sack two ministers and the chief of the SBU Security Service of Ukraine.
The president asks the parliament to dismiss Pavlo Klimkin from the post of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Stepan Poltorak from the post of Minister of Defense of Ukraine. The third motion concerns the dismissal of Vasyl Hrytsak from the post of Head of the SBU Security Service of Ukraine, according to the president's press service.
According to the motions, the president is acting under the Constitution and the relevant laws of Ukraine. The president insists on urgent consideration of the motions by the parliament.
In addition, the Presidential Administration of Ukraine is drafting a motion to dismiss Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko.
As UNIAN reported earlier, during an inauguration on May 20, Zelensky demanded that the parliament dismiss the chief of the SBU Security Service of Ukraine, the Prosecutor General and the Minister of Defense.
Earlier, on May 17, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin drew up a letter of resignation.