5 Apr 2022 09:26

Zelensky endorses delegation led by Arakhamiya for talks with Russia on draft treaty on guarantees of Ukraine's security

KYIV. April 5 (Interfax-Ukraine) - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has endorsed a delegation to take part in negotiations with Russia on preparing and coordinating a draft treaty on guarantees of Ukraine's security, led by David Arakhamiya, head of the parliamentary faction of the Servant of the People party.

In line with the decree dated April 4 and published on the presidential website, the delegation also includes Justice Minister Denys Malyuska, advisor to the Ukrainian presidential office chief Mykhailo Podolyak, Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov, and Deputy Foreign Minister Mykola Tochytsky.

The delegation also includes Oleksandr Malynovsky, a specialist in international law, and Ukrainian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Oleksandr Chaly as experts.

Endorsed as delegation members by consensus are also parliamentarians Andriy Kostin (Servant of the People), Dmytro Lubinets (For Future group), and Rustem Umerov (Holos).

The decree authorizes the delegation head to change its composition in coordination with the Ukrainian foreign minister. To facilitate the delegation's work, its head can also engage government officials and employees of government organizations and institutions with consent of their superiors, as well as academics and experts.