KIEV, October 11. /TASS/. Ukraine’s Deputy Defence Minister Petr Mekhed did not confirm information about dismissal of Minister Valery Geletey.
“The minister is in the office. Doing his work,” he told the 112 Ukraina television broadcaster. “I’ve never heard about his dismissal.”
Ukraine’s media have published information after the early parliamentary elections due October 26, Geletey will take a position at the State Security Department, where he used to work in the time of Viktor Yushchenko’s presidency.
The Glavkom edition referred to its sources close to the presidential administration as claiming Geletey had filed a resignation report on a week earlier.
The sources forecasted one of the officers involved in the punitive operation in Ukraine’s south-east could take the office.