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​Representative of the President in the Cabinet of Ministers Andriy Gerus said that the Government recently approved a resolution which introduced a special duty on imports of diesel fuel (via pipeline transport) and liquefied gas from the Russian Federation. According to him, due to this, the state budget will receive about USD 2 billion per year. These funds should be directed to subsidies.

Representative of Ukraine in the working group on political issues of the Trilateral Contact Group Roman Bezsmertny reported on the results of the TCG meeting in Minsk at a briefing.

It is necessary to propose new ways that will help to move from the process of combating corruption to victory over it after the adoption of the "anti-corruption package"in five years. This was stated by Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Ruslan Ryaboshapka during a meeting of the National Anticorruption Policy Council on July 18.

On July 17, at the invitation of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Ukraine Takashi Kurai, a meeting of Advisor to the President of Ukraine Mykhailo Fedorov with representatives of Japanese business took place.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy proposes people's deputies to consider a bill which provides for a 90-day delay to fines those who will not have time to perform customs clearing with a foreign registration on the extraordinary session on July 18. This was stated by Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Ruslan Ryaboshapka during a briefing on July 17.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy appeals to the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy with a letter on the convening of an extraordinary session of the Parliament. This was stated by Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Ruslan Ryaboshapka during a briefing on July 17.

Office of the President of Ukraine initiates the creation of Council on Freedom of Speech under the President of Ukraine. This was informed by Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Kyrylo Tymoshenko, on July 17, during the expert meeting "Freedom of speech and information security of Ukraine: joint challenges - joint decisions."

Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Vadym Prystaiko said that there will be a rotation of 12 Ambassadors of Ukraine in other states.

Visit of the delegation of Hungarian officials to the Zakarpattia region on the eve of the parliamentary elections in Ukraine is unacceptable. This was announced by Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Vadym Prystaiko during a briefing on July.

"We are aware of our history and we have do all the necessary steps in order to find the opportunity to exist together. We have one common enemy and we need to live together in friendship and peace," he said during a briefing in Kyiv on Tuesday, July 16.