The Head of State said this in a Telegram post, Ukrinform reports.
“Ihor Klymenko has been appointed Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine. He knows how and what needs to be done now to ensure that the National Police, National Guard, State Emergency Service, State Border Guard Service, Migration Service and the entire staff of the Ministry of Internal Affairs continue to work effectively and fight for our country's victory,” Zelensky said.
The President also stressed that among the main tasks of Ihor Klymenko are trust and respect.
“So that Ukrainian children trust Ukrainian police officers and want to become police officers, national guards, rescuers, and border guards themselves. So that our citizens respect the Ministry of Internal Affairs. And so that the Offensive Guard, which is currently being formed, becomes a strong element of our Defense and Security Forces,” Zelensky said.
As reported, on February 7, the Verkhovna Rada appointed Ihor Klymenko as Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.
On January 18, former Minister of Internal Affairs, Denys Monastyrsky and 9 other people, including his First Deputy Yevhen Yenin and State Secretary of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Yuriy Lubkovych, died in a helicopter crash in Brovary town, Kyiv region.
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