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 Heletei Handed In His Resignation and May Head State Guard Department, Sources Say

At the same time Head of Parliament Oleksandr Turchynov will be appointed the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council after the parliamentary election campaign.

According to Cenzor.NET this is stated by Glavkom citing sources close to the Presidential Administration.

Earlier the candidacy of Turchynova was considered for the post of the Defense Minister - Deputy Prime Minister of the power block. Postponement of this appointment is related to his desire to help the "People's Front" party to get elected to the parliament.

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Also other personnel changes in the Ukrainian Defense Ministry may take place in the nearest future. According to the source, current Minister Valerii Heletei may switch to the Office of the State Guard (where he worked under President Yushchenko). The letter of resignation was submitted by Heleteii last week.

At the same time the appointment of one of the departments hands, now actively participating in the ATO zone for the Minister of Defense is also possible.

 
 
 
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