Ukraine's Health Minister Yemets said to be going to resign – lawmakers

14:55, 23 March 2020
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Lawmakers say Yemets may resign soon / Photo from UNIAN

"Health Minister Yemets will announce his resignation today," Member of Parliament representing the Servant of the People parliamentary faction Oleksandr Dubinsky said on Telegram on March 23.

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This information was confirmed by MP from Petro Poroshenko's European Solidarity parliamentary faction Oleksiy Honcharenko.

"Health Minister Yemets is quitting," he said on Telegram on the same day.

As UNIAN reported, Ukraine's parliament appointed Yemets the country's health minister on March 4, 2020.

Since 2003, Yemets had been working as director of the state-run Scientific and Practical Medical Center for Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery of Ukraine's Health Ministry.

In 2010-2011, he was health minister in Mykola Azarov's government.

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