Chairman of the National Bank of Ukraine Yakiv Smolii wrote and submitted to the President of Ukraine a letter of resignation in connection with the resignation of his own free will. This was reported by the website of the National Bank of Ukraine.
"For a long time, the National Bank of Ukraine has been under systematic political pressure. This makes it impossible for me, as the Governor, to effectively carry out my duties as the head of the National Bank of Ukraine and interact with other government agencies. With my resignation, I want to warn against further attempts to undermine the institutional foundations of the central bank in Ukraine", - Yakiv Smolii stated.