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Lithuanian national Aivaras Abromavicius, who once worked as Economy Minister of Ukraine, has been appointed a member of the supervisory board of the state-owned Ukroboronprom concern.

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"To appoint Aivaras Abromavicius a member of the supervisory board of the Ukroboronprom state concern (by agreement)," a decree signed by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says.

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The document is available on the president's official website.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Abromavicius was appointed Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine in December 2014. The then President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed a decree on granting him Ukrainian citizenship. However, Abromavicius decided to retain Lithuanian citizenship.

UNIAN memo. The Verkhovna Rada's interim commission of inquiry into the facts of embezzlement in the Armed Forces of Ukraine and undermining the state's defense from 2004 to 2017 was established in June 2018.

On February 28, 2019, the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, authorized this commission to investigate information made public by journalists about embezzlement at Ukroboronprom.