Monday, 15 February 2010
Yuschenko approves new Ukrainian team of Black Sea Fleet subcommittee
Kyiv, February 15 - Ukrainian President Viktor Yuschenko has approved the new composition of the Ukrainian part of the Ukrainian-Russian interstate commission's subcommittee for operation of the Russian Black Sea Fleet and its deployment on the territory of Ukraine. Yuschenko signed a relevant decree on Monday, the presidential press service reported.First Deputy Foreign Minister Volodymyr Khandohy replaced former Deputy Foreign Minister Yuriy Kostenko (who was appointed Ukraine's Ambassador to China) as chairman of the Ukrainian part of the subcommittee. Head of one of the Foreign Ministry's branches Leonid Tretiak replaced Yevhen Tsymbaliuk as secretary of the Ukrainian part of the subcommittee.Other new members of the commission include First Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Construction Serhiy Dorotych, expert of the foreign policy department of the National Security and Defense Council Volodymyr Kvasiuk, deputy head of Sevastopol City State Administration Oleksandr Klimov, Deputy Finance Minister Andriy Kravets, Deputy Justice Minister Valeria Lutkovska, Director of Foreign Ministry's Arms Control and Military-Technical Cooperation Department Oleksandr Nykonenko, deputy chief of the Security Service of Ukraine Anatoliy Pavlenko, Deputy Chairman of the Crimean Council of Ministers Vitaliy Stadnyk, deputy minister of transport and communications Mikhailo Chubay, Acting Deputy Head of the State Property Fund Oleh Shmuliar and first deputy chief of the State Ecological Inspectorate Ihor Yakovlev.The Ukrainian part of subcommittee on the functioning of the Russian Black Sea Fleet consists of 31 people.