President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has appointed Natalia Halibarenko as head of the Mission of Ukraine to NATO.
The relevant decree was published on the website of the head of state.
"To appoint Natalia Mykolayivna Halibarenko as head of the Mission of Ukraine to NATO," the document reads.
Natalia Halibarenko is a Ukrainian diplomat, first deputy minister of foreign affairs since March 9, 2014. From August 26, 2015 to July 20, 2020, she served as Ukraine's ambassador to the United Kingdom.
The Mission of Ukraine to NATO is a diplomatic mission to an international organization, established to ensure Ukraine's continued cooperation with the Alliance and participation in the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council. The position of its head has been vacant since August 2019.