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DONETSK, November 23. /TASS/. The newly-elected People’s Council (parliament) of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic /DPR/ may discuss candidacies to ministerial position in the republic’s new government at its session on Friday, November 28, deputy speaker Denis Pushilin told TASS on Sunday.
“The session is preliminarily planned for next Friday,” he said.
Earlier, DPR Prime Minister Alexander Zakharchenko said he would introduce members of the new government at the next session of the republic’s parliament. He said each of the ministers would speak in brief about his programme of work.
On November 12, at the first meeting of the council of ministers after his inauguration of the DPR Head, Zakharchenko presented a list of 16 candidates for posts in the new cabinet of ministers. The structure of a number of ministries was changed. Thus, ministries of the housing and utilities sector and of construction were merged into one ministry, the ministry of communications, the ministry of economic development and the national security council were established. Alexander Khodakovsky was appointed the latter’s secretary.
Ministers of Defence Vladimir Kononov, of State Security Andrei Pinchuk, of Internal Affairs Oleg Bereza, and of Foreign Affairs Alexander Kofman have retained their posts.