Almost a hundred MPs want the minister's dismissal / Photo from UNIAN

A motion has been registered in the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, to dismiss Ukrainian Health Minister Maksym Stepanov.

It was initiated by 96 Members of Parliament from different parliamentary factions, in particular, from Holos (Voice), European Solidarity, and the Servant of the People, according to an announcement on the parliament's website.

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The document was registered on July 27.

Holos earlier announced that signatures would be collected to initiate the health minister's dismissal.

Stepanov became health minister on March 30, 2020; he succeeded Illa Yemets. The latter worked as health minister for less than a month, from March 4 to March 30, 2020.