Ukraine's central bank governor tenders resignation, citing health reasons


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  • Wednesday, 05 Oct 2022

FILE PHOTO: Kyrylo Shevchenko, Ukraine's Central Bank Governor, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Kyiv, Ukraine February 1, 2021. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

KYIV (Reuters) - Ukrainian Central Bank Governor Kyrylo Shevchenko abruptly submitted his resignation on Tuesday, he said in Facebook post, citing health reasons.

"Due to health-related issues that can no longer be ignored, I have made a difficult decision for myself. I am leaving the post of the head of Ukraine's National Bank," he said.

"I have addressed to the president a request to accept my resignation."

(Reporting by Max Hunder; writing Tom Balmforth; editing by Frank Jack Daniel)

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