The announcement of the resignation of the Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine, Yakiv Smolii, against the backdrop of alleged political pressure sends a worrying signal.
About $5 billion is allocated annually from the budget of the Russian Federation for the upkeep of the temporarily occupied territories of Donbas and Crimea.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba will pay a visit to the Republic of Turkey on July 3-4 at the invitation of Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.
Russia’s unauthorized construction and continued use of the Kerch Strait Bridge reminds us daily of Russia’s unlawful seizure and occupation of Crimea, the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine has stated.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal and Kazakh Ambassador to Ukraine Darkhan Kaletayev have discussed trade and economic cooperation between the two countries, the Ukrainian government's press service has reported.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) states that the independence of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) after the resignation of NBU Governor Yakiv Smolii must be maintained under his successor.
President Volodymyr Zelensky has appointed Serhii Pohoreltsev as ambassador of Ukraine to Spain.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has tabled in the Verkhovna Rada a motion to dismiss Yakiv Smolii as governor of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), according to the website of the Ukrainian parliament.
The Office of the President of Ukraine has stated that the Board of the National Bank will continue its activities on the basis of independence and professionalism.
France has invited Ukraine to participate in the download and analysis of the "black boxes" of the UIA plane shot down in Iran earlier this year.
The ambassadors of the G7 countries commented on the decision of Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Yakiv Smolii to resign, saying that undermining the independence of this institution could be a big step back.
The UN Security Council has approved a resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire in all armed conflicts (including in Donbas) and for humanitarian and medical assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic, spokesperson for the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the UN Oleg Nikolenko has said.
01 July 2020
Canada will send a team of investigators to France to participate in the download of "black boxes" of the UIA plane downed in Iran.
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has protested against the illegal visit of members of the European Parliament to the temporarily occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea, including a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, President of the Franco-Russian Dialogue Association Thierry Mariani, and some representatives of Germany, Hungary, and Bulgaria.