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Zelenskyy dismisses Ukraine's ambassador to Kuwait

Zelenskyy dismisses Ukraine's ambassador to Kuwait President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy (Vitalii Nosach, RBC-Ukraine)
Author: Maria Kholina

Today, on April 30, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has signed a decree dismissing Ukraine's ambassador to Kuwait, referencing the corresponding decree of the President of Ukraine.

"To dismiss Balanutsa Oleksandr Oleksandrovych from the position of extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador of Ukraine to the State of Kuwait," the decree states.

Oleksander Balanutsa

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs data, Balanutsa graduated from the Faculty of Foreign Languages of Kirovohrad State Pedagogical University named after Volodymyr Vynnychenko in 2002, and in 2009, he obtained a master's degree in international law.

In particular, from 2003 to 2006, he held positions as chief specialist, head of department, head of department of international cooperation at the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine.

From 2016 to 2019, Balanutsa served as consul-general at the Consulate General of Ukraine in Dubai.

On April 15, 2019, a solemn ceremony was held for the former ambassador to present credentials to the Emir of Kuwait.