Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk, threatened with dismissal, had been summoned to a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers the head of the Donetsk regional state administration Alexander Kikhtenko, not so long ago called for the restoration of economic ties with the DNR and LC.
During the meeting, the Prime Minister asked to speak with a representative of the Donetsk region. The relationship with the Prime Minister instead Kikhtenko went one of the employees of the Donetsk regional state administration. Yatsenyuk asked where the Governor is and why he is not currently connected, and received the answer that Kikhtenko is located in Kiev.
"Right, what is there in Donetsk, going to do? And with whom he is here in Kiev Dating? I'm on a teleconference meeting, the head - trip. This means, tomorrow is to invite as long as even the head of the administration at the meeting of the government, I Wish to hear it live, "- said Yatsenyuk, quoted by " LigaBusinessInform ". The eleventh of April the head of the Donetsk military-civil administration Alexander Kikhtenko tried to convince to restore economic ties with uncontrollable Kiev territories in the Donbas." I assume from your understanding of what is required to work the mines, factories, all enterprises in the region. Citizens to be able to save his job, receive a salary and provide for their families, " said Kikhtenko. According to his statement, he the territory of Donetsk region are " indivisible "." There's Donetsk region and its area, part of which is occupied at the time. However, she is ours and we will have to return it. Point, " said the Governor. The head of the MIA of Ukraine Arsen Avakov because of this statement said that he wants to propose to the Cabinet to dismiss Kikhtenko. Later Kikhtenko decided to clear his sentence, saying he was referring to the restoration of economic ties with those companies that are beyond the control of Kiev on the territory of Donbass, But still registered according to Ukrainian law and pay taxes to the Treasury of Ukraine. April 20 EA Kikhtenko Vladimir Rzhavsky wrote a message about the dismissal, explaining that his boss as if he does not support Pro-Ukrainian policy of the President of Ukraine. Alexander Kikhtenko - General of the army, from February 2005 to April 2010 - the commander of the Internal troops of Ukraine, April 2007 - member of the national security Council. Appointed Chairman of Donetsk regional state administration on 10 October 2014.