The Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin announced the decision to resign from the position of the Head of the Ministry.
He announced his resignation in a video message, which was published on May 17 on his Facebook page.
"As I promised, I have applied for resignation. On Monday, the day of the inauguration, I will send my application to the Verkhovna Rada and the new President of Ukraine," he said.
Klimkin considers his step to be correct "from the point of view of normal political culture".
The Minister of Foreign Affairs said that he had already informed the newly elected President Volodymyr Zelensky about his resignation.
"He should have the right to from his external-political team, to build an external-political strategy, but I told him that I would help where it would be necessary and to the extent our principles and our vision coincide," Klimkin explained.
The Minister also promised to take part in the elections to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
Earlier "Apostrophe" reported that one of the main Ukrainian enemies of Putin was going to resign.