In the network appeared information about the resignation of Minister of defense.
The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the head of the defense Ministry Stepan Poltorak retired from military service, informs Rus.Media.
“General of the army of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak has filed an appropriate report, and I accepted – dismissal from military service… discharge from military service is not a punishment, it is not evidence of deficiencies in the work. On the contrary, given the solemnity of the ceremony, which takes place on the eve of the Day of defender of Ukraine, we are talking about public recognition of its quality and high importance”, – said Petro Poroshenko.
It is important to mention that according to the President, it is suggested to Stepan Poltorak to continue to lead the defense Department, but as “civil” Minister. “I made the decision to continue the leadership of the defense Department has the status of a civilian Minister”, – said Poroshenko.
For reference we will note that Stepan Poltorak is a Ukrainian military leader. The Minister of defense of Ukraine from 14 October 2014. General of army of Ukraine. Commander of the Internal troops of Ukraine (28 February – 12 March 2014), commander of the National guard of Ukraine (19 March -14 October 2014).