Zelensky almost completely changed the composition of the Ukrainian delegation in the pipeline: entered Kuchma, Deputy Prime Minister and MPs

In total, the delegation will be 7 participants.

The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky approved the new composition of the Ukrainian delegation at negotiations of the Trilateral contact group in Minsk.

This is stated in the presidential decree No. 167/2020.

According to the decree, the Ukrainian delegation will be formed from 7 people. To lead her as before to be the second President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma. His first Deputy will become Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for reintegration of the temporarily occupied territories Alexey Reznikov.

Also in the delegation will include government members and deputies. Chairman of the parliamentary Committee on foreign Affairs Oleksandr Merezhko will become Deputy head of delegation, Chairman of the Committee on legal policy Andrey Kostin will represent Ukraine in the political subgroup of the TAG, and the Chairman of the Committee on social policy Galina Tretyakova – humanitarian sub-group of the TAG.

In the subgroup TAG on the socio-economic issues Ukraine will be represented by Deputy economy Minister Julia Sviridenko, and in a subgroup of security – Deputy defense Minister Alexander Polishchuk.

“The head of the Ukrainian delegation, first Deputy head of the delegation for participation in the Trilateral contact group to provide the organization with proper delegation of work, determine the Deputy representative of Ukraine in the working groups and to involve in the established order of people’s deputies of Ukraine, representatives of public authorities, advisers, experts and technical workers to the work of the delegation… Organizational, informational, Advisory, analytical and other support for the activities of the delegation of Ukraine to participate in the Tripartite contact group to assign to the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine”, – stated in the decree.

We will remind, the head of the Office of the President Andrey Ermak believes that local elections should be held on 25 October on the whole territory of Ukraine, including the currently occupied territory of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. He stressed that compliance with the Copenhagen principles of the Convention gives you the opportunity to fulfill all the conditions of Ukraine on safety for such elections.