Ukraine Announced the Dismissal of an Adviser Involved in Reconciliation with Donbass
"As of March 24 this year, he is not an adviser to the secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine on a voluntary basis", the press service quoted the press service of the Ukrainian Security Council.
A native of Donetsk, Sivokho was appointed an adviser to the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine on reintegration and restoration of the Donbass on October 21, 2019. In this post, he developed the project of the "National Platform for Reconciliation and Unity", the purpose of which was to establish dialogue with the Donbass.
However, after the incident, the NSDC secretary Aleksey Danilov stated that Sivokho is not authorized to represent the official position of Ukraine and that the adviser's point of view on a voluntary basis may not coincide with the opinion of the NSDC secretary.