MP Iryna Gerashchenko announces resignation of incumbent health, finance ministers.

Maksym Stepanov is being considered as a nominee for the health minister's post.

Iryna Gerashchenko says the health and finance ministers have resigned / Photo from UNIAN

Iryna Gerashchenko says the health and finance ministers have resigned / Photo from UNIAN

Member of Parliament from the European Solidarity parliamentary faction Iryna Gerashchenko has announced the resignation of Health Minister Illia Yemets and Finance Minister Ihor Umansky.

"[Ukrainian President Volodymyr] Zelensky's second government has set a minister reshuffle speed record. The ministers of finance and health have worked for a month and have already resigned amid the coronavirus [crisis]," she said on Facebook on Sunday evening.

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According to her, parliament leaders were then meeting with Olha Buslavets, who is seeking the energy minister's post; Serhiy Marchenko, a would-be finance minister; and possible healthcare minister Maksym Stepanov.

As UNIAN reported earlier, lawmakers are scheduled to gather for a special meeting next week to decide on the appointment of the ministers of energy, finance, and healthcare.

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