Ukraine's Cabinet of Ministers dismissed great number of deputy ministers

# 04 September 2019 18:47 (UTC +04:00)

Ukraine's Cabinet of Ministers has dismissed a great number of deputy ministers of the former government, Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk has said, APA reports citing Ukrinform.

"We have dismissed a great number of deputy ministers who have worked in the past government," he said at a briefing following a government meeting on Wednesday, adding that today's cabinet meeting was largely devoted to personnel issues.

Honcharuk said that the officials had been sacked because a new team entered the government and new ministers would form their own teams.

He said that the dismissed deputy ministers also included acting Health Minister Ulana Suprun who fulfilled her duties at the post of first deputy health minister.