Ukraine's parliament approves Rustem Umerov as new defence minister

Ukraine
# 06 September 2023 14:44 (UTC +04:00)

Ukraine's parliament on Wednesday approved President Volodymyr Zelensky's nomination of Rustem Umerov as Kyiv's new defense minister after the resignation of Oleksiy Reznikov, APA reports citing BARRON'S.

"Parliament approved Rustem Umerov as the Defence Minister of Ukraine," senior lawmaker Yaroslav Zheleznyak said on social media. He posted a photograph of the voting board, showing 338 out of 360 lawmakers voted in favor of Umerov's nomination.

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