Zelensky dismisses head of State Affairs Department and his deputy

Zelensky dismisses head of State Affairs Department and his deputy

President Volodymyr Zelensky has dismissed Ivan Kutsyk as head of the State Affairs Department and his deputy, Yevhen Sarnatsky, and appointed Serhiy Borzov acting head of the agency.

The respective presidential decrees were posted on the website of the head of state on June 11.

In July 2016, the then president, Petro Poroshenko, made a reshuffle in the leadership of the State Affairs Department. In particular, Poroshenko dismissed Borzov as acting head of the department and appointed Kutsyk, who was deputy head of the agency, to this post.

On December 23, 2016, Poroshenko appointed Kutsyk head of the State Affairs Department.

The State Affairs Department is the only body for material, technical, social, medical and preventive maintenance of the activities of the president of Ukraine, the Verkhovna Rada, the Cabinet of Ministers, the National Security and Defense Council, other state bodies, and senior officials of foreign countries. There are more than 60 state enterprises, institutions and organizations in the management of the State Affairs Department.


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