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According to the results of a working session on road infrastructure, which was held on July 19, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy signed a Decree on creating conditions for development and improvement the quality of roads. The document provides a number of measures aimed at creating safe and comfortable conditions for road users, developing a network of high-quality roads and creating favorable business conditions.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy emphasizes cooperation with investors who are ready to invest in Ukraine is one of the priorities for him and his team.

Experimental modules to accommodation of servicemen in the field were presented in the Ministry of Defense to fulfil a task of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy on improving the conditions of living and placement of Ukrainian servicemen in the area of the United forces operation and in the front line.

Ukraine is ready to consider the transfer to Russia arrested RIA Novosti Ukraine Editor-in-Chief Kirill Vyshinsky if the Russian Federation will release illegally convicted Oleg Sentsov. However, the final goal of Ukraine is to return home all Ukrainians held in the Russian Federation. President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy stated this, answering questions of journalists, whether the Ukrainian side respond to Russia's statement regarding the issue of Kirill Vyshinsky as a gesture of goodwill.

"On October 15, we will come and check three issues: air conditioners in trolleybuses, fight against drug traffickers and the issue of ambrosia," the President said during a working visit to Zaporizhzhya.

On July 18, during a working visit to the Zaporizhzhya region, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy inspected the unfinished construction project "The construction of the highway over Dnipro River in Zaporizhzhya". This is perhaps the most famous long-term construction in the city. The President gave a task to restore the completion of the bridge as soon as possible in early 2020.

On July 18, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy got acquainted with repairing of highway crossing through the dam of Dnipro Hydroelectric Station.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy signed a Decree on awarding citizenship to individuals who participated in the protection of Ukraine’s territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence.

Chairman of the Parliament Andriy Parubiy refused to convene an ad-hoc session of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on July 18. So, in this way he withdrew from work for the benefit of Ukrainians and showed a criminal inaction, which leads to the loss of almost UAH 700 million from the state budget. This was stated by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

On Thursday, July 18, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy went with a one-day working trip to the Zaporizhzhya region.