Donetsk region Governor resigns

Губернатор Донецкой области уходит в отставку

Zhebrivskyi leaves the post of head of Donetsk region

Poroshenko accepted the resignation Zhebrivskyi, and the new Governor will be appointed on Thursday, media reported.

The head of the Donetsk regional military-civil administration Pavlo zhebrivskyi resigned. This publication reports the Island with reference to two sources in the state administration.

“Pavel Ivanovich is leaving us. Thursday will be a new Chapter to present. Yet understanding who it is”, the sources said.

Press Secretary of the Chairman of Donetsk regional state administration Tetyana Ignatchenko said that zhebrivskyi he submitted his resignation and the President accepted it.

Later zhebrivskyi himself confirmed the resignation.

“On Saturday, June 9 met with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and asked him about my resignation. It my application was accepted, and on Wednesday it needs to address the Cabinet. Thanks to all your team for the work thank you residents of Donbas for their support and understanding. Together we proved to the whole world: Donbass is Ukraine!” – Zhebrivsky wrote in Facebook.

The publication notes that the new Governor can be a Deputy Minister of the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons Yury Grimchak.

“The first time I hear it from you”, – commented on the situation Grymchak.

Zhebrivskyi was appointed chairmen of the Donetsk OVGA three years ago – June 11, 2015.

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