Dmitry Zlatarev. The dismissal of the head of the Dnepropetrovsk region of Ukraine Ihor Kolomoisky is an internal affair of the state, said Wednesday correspondents official authorized the U.S. state Department's Jen Psaki.
on Wednesday, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree to relieve Kolomoisky as head of the Dnipropetrovsk regional state administration. Acting head of the region will be appointed by the head of Zaporizhzhya regional administration Valentin Reznichenko.
"Ukrainian governors are appointed by the President of the country," she said.
Psaki did not respond to a request by reporters to comment on the message of the arrival of armed people in offices and institutions controlled by Kolomoisky.
"We are seeing conflicting messages on this account, but We have no evidence," said she.
The relationship between Kolomoisky and the authorities of Ukraine escalated after the Verkhovna Rada on March 19, adopted amendments in the law on joint stock companies, which deprived him of his observations on the company " Ukrnafta ". In addition, differences arose in connection with the replacement of the leadership of the organization " Ukrtransnafta ". Until recently it was headed by Oleksandr Lazorko, who is considered close to Kolomoisky.
But last Thursday the state as the sole shareholder of " Ukrtransnafta ", removed Lazorko from the powers of the Chairman of the Board. Then, accompanied by armed guards Kolomoisky came to office organization, to stand up for Lazorko, where he had a conflict with media professionals. After this incident Poroshenko reprimanded Kolomoisky for the nonobservance of the instructions in profetica.