Ukraine's President Poroshenko asks parliament to dismiss central bank chief

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speaks during a National Security and Defence Council sitting in Kiev on June 16, 2014. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko asked parliament on Wednesday to dismiss the country's central bank governor, Stepan Kub
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speaks during a National Security and Defence Council sitting in Kiev on June 16, 2014. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko asked parliament on Wednesday to dismiss the country's central bank governor, Stepan Kubiv. -- PHOTO: AFP

MOSCOW (REUTERS) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko asked parliament on Wednesday to dismiss the country's central bank governor, Stepan Kubiv.

According to a draft resolution posted on the parliament's website, Poroshenko had asked for his removal, part of expected changes as the Ukrainian president forms a new team after being sworn in on June 7.

Kubiv was appointed central bank chief in February.