USA will send a chargé d’affaires instead of an Ambassador to Ukraine – media

США отправят временного поверенного вместо посла в Украину – СМИ

William Taylor was Ambassador of the USA in Ukraine in 2006-2009

Chargé d’affaires will lead the U.S. Embassy in Kiev at least a year, according to sources.

The U.S. state Department contacted William Taylor, who worked as Ambassador in Kiev during 2006-2009, to be the interim solicitor in Ukraine. About it reports Zerkalo Nedeli with reference to sources in Washington on Saturday, may 18.

It is noted that the chargé d’affaires roughly, will lead the American Embassy at least a year, and even before the US presidential election in 2020.

“In the current situation is a plus, because, firstly, Taylor will not have to study the situation in the country. Second, he constantly keeps abreast in the field of defense, knows the situation in the East of Ukraine and is an expert in economic issues”, – writes the edition.

Earlier, the state Department confirmed the departure of the Ambassador of the USA in Ukraine. Marie Yovanovitch will leave his post along with the completion of office of the President of Petro Poroshenko.

It was also reported that the post of US Ambassador to Ukraine is considered so far two candidates.

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