Arsen Avakov: Humanitarian aid for SES from Italy goes directly from the airport to the affected areas of Ukraine.

Cabinet of Ministers ratified the Agreement with the Government of Turkey on Mutual Recognition and Exchange of Driving Licenses

Now the citizens of Ukraine and Turkey can exchange their national driver's licenses under a simplified procedure that does not require a repeated examination. Today, on July 1, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine ratified the Agreement with the Government of the Republic of Turkey on mutual recognition and exchange of national driving licenses, signed on February 3, 2020.  According to the Agreement, the mechanism provided by it comes into force six months after its signing. The Agreement provides an... more

Arsen Avakov: extraordinary security measures are introduced in Subcarpathia and Bukovyna

In Ivano-Frankivsk and Chernivtsi regions, flash floods began due to sharp deterioration of weather conditions and heavy rains. A second - orange - weather warning has been announced. The water level in mountain rivers rises to two meters. To coordinate emergency response, the Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov held a conference call on June 22 with the participation of the heads of the territorial divisions of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the respective regions. According to operational data,... more

Arsen Avakov: The government resumed pedestrian and car traffic at the checkpoints Dolsk and Vilcha

Due to the weakening of quarantine measures, the government is opening for Ukrainian citizens two more checkpoints on the border of Ukraine with Belarus: in the Kyiv region - "Vilcha", and in the Volyn region - "Dolsk".  Such a decision was made today, on June 17, at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers. The Minister of Internal Affairs initiated amendments to the order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 288-r dated March 13, 2020, "On the temporary... more

The Cabinet of Ministers has limited the movement of large-size vehicles at temperatures above 28 ℃

To prevent the destruction of road surfaces, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine decided to limit during a period of high air temperature, the movement of trucks weighing more than 24 tons from 8:00 to 20:00.  The Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov announced this during a government meeting on Wednesday, June 17. From June 20 to August 31, the State Service of Ukraine for Transport Safety and the National Police (together with the SBU subject to its consent) will... more

Arsen Avakov announced that the Zaporizhzhia enterprises will be contracted to implement large-scale projects of the MIA

Today, on June 12, the Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov informed about a preparation of a major contract between the government and JSC Motor Sich, under which the company will produce helicopters for the State Emergency Service.  The Minister announced this at a briefing for journalists during a working visit to Zaporizhzhya by a delegation headed by the Deputy Head of the Office of the President, which also included the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Iryna Venediktova, the Head of... more