On June 24, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky dismissed Ukraine’s ambassadors to Georgia, the Slovak Republic, the Portuguese Republic, the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Lebanese Republic by a series of decrees.
The relevant decrees No. 439/2022, No. 440/2022, No. 441/2022, No. 442/2022, No. 443/2022 are published on the website of the head of state.
So, Igor Dolgov was dismissed from the post of Ambassador of Ukraine to Georgia, Yuriy Mushka was dismissed from the post of Ambassador to Slovakia, Inna Ognivets – the post of Ambassador to Portugal.
Zelensky also fired Serhiy Burdilyaka from the post of Ukrainian ambassador to Iran and Igor Ostash from the post of ambassador to Lebanon.
In 2017, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko appointed Igor Dolgov, former Deputy of Defense of Ukraine for European Integration, to the post of Ambassador of Ukraine to Georgia.
In 2016, Poroshenko appointed diplomat Yuriy Mushka as Ambassador of Ukraine to the Slovak Republic, and Igor Ostash as Ambassador to Lebanon.
In 2015, Poroshenko appointed Inna Ognivets as Ambassador of Ukraine to the Portuguese Republic and Serhiy Burdilyak as Ambassador of Ukraine to the Islamic Republic of Iran.