Poroshenko appoints new envoy to EU

19:54, 04 February 2016
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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree to appoint Mykola Tochytskyi as Ukraine's representative to the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community simultaneously.

Tochytskyi earlier worked as Ukraine's Permanent Representative to the Council of Europe / Photo from UNIAN

The decree was signed on February 4, the presidential administration said.

President signed the other decree to appoint Tochytskyi ambassador of Ukraine to Belgium.

Prior to such appointments, Tochytskyi was Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the Council of Europe.

He was dismissed from the previous position in keeping with a corresponding presidential decree.

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