Resignation of powerful interior minister Avakov prompts concern in France for Kyiv defence contracts

Former Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov.
Former Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov. © REUTERS
Interior minister Arsen Avakov's abrupt decision to resign after seven years took Kyiv by surprise and has left Ukraine's Western partners, including France, hanging in suspense. Paris relied heavily on the former security chief and his team during defence negotiations. [...] (485 words)
Issue dated 20/07/2021 Reading time 2 minutes

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