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 Parliament Appoints Geletei as Defense Minister: "The Victory Parade Will Take Place in Ukrainian Sevastopol.". VIDEO

The Verkhovna Rada approved the candidacy of Colonel-General Valerii Geletei for the post of Defense Minister.

The appointment, submitted by the President, was supportedby 260 deputies, Censor.NET reports.

After the voting,the newly appointed Head of the Ministry took the oath ofallegiance. During the oath, he promised that the next militaryparade will be held in Sevastopol.

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Nominating Geleteiin the Parliament, Poroshenko noted that he has militaryexperience.

"He has experienceand he fought himself," the Head of State said, expressing hopethat it will help the Colonel-General to deal effectively with his tasksduring these difficult times.


Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/v292461