Ukraine's security chief, interior minister and chief of General Staff to be Zelensky's advisors at Normandy Four summit

14:00, 09 December 2019
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Chairman of the SBU Security Service of Ukraine Ivan Bakanov, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov and Chief of the General Staff, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Ruslan Khomchak will be advisors to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during the Normandy Four summit in Paris on December 9.

Deputy Head of the President's Office Kyrylo Tymoshenko told journalists in Paris the Ukrainian delegation is quite large.

According to him, depending on the topic of discussion, presidential advisors may change during the meeting of the leaders of the Normandy format.

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According to Tymoshenko, the Ukrainian delegation also includes Minister of Energy and Environmental Protection Oleksiy Orzhel and Executive Director of NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine Yuriy Vitrenko, who will take part in the discussion of gas issues if necessary.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the leaders of the Normandy Four states – Ukraine, France, Germany, and Russia – are scheduled to meet in Paris, France, on December 9.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky named three topics he intends to discuss during the Normandy Four meeting in Paris on December 9: a prisoner swap, a ceasefire, and local elections in Donbas.

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