Former Foreign Intelligence Chief to Serve as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
Yehor Bozhok served as head of Ukraine's foreign intelligence since Sep. 2017
Photo from Presidential Administration website
Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman appointed the ex-head of Ukraine’s Foreign Intelligence Service Yehor Bozhok as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs on Thursday.
On the previous day, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko had dismissed Bozhok from his former role as head of Foreign Intelligence, which he was appointed to in Sep. 2017. The reason for Bozhok’s dismissal was not stated in the corresponding document nor was the reason for his hiring into the new position.
Bozhok is a graduate of the Institute of International Relations of the Taras Shevchenko National University. He is a career diplomat. Since 2002, he’s occupied various positions within the Foreign Ministry.