Andrij Melnyk (diplomat)

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Andrij Melnyk, 2015
Ukrainian ambassador to Germany
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Андрій Ярославович Мельник
Transl. : Andrij Jaroslavovyč Mel'nyk
Transcr. : Andrij Jaroslawowytsch Melnyk

Andrij Jaroslawowytsch Melnyk (born September 7, 1975 in Lviv ) is a Ukrainian lawyer, politician and diplomat .

Since December 19, 2014, he has been Ukraine's ambassador to Germany . Melnyk, who speaks fluent German and English, worked in Germany as Consul General of the Ukraine in Hamburg between 2007 and 2010 .


Melnyk graduated from the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv in 1997 and entered the diplomatic service of Ukraine in the same year. From 1999 to 2003 he was first second and then first embassy secretary of the Ukrainian embassy in Austria. Between 2005 and 2007, under President Viktor Yushchenko , he held the post of Deputy Head of the Department for Bilateral and Regional Cooperation in the Presidential Office of Ukraine .

From April 5, 2007 to 2012 he was Consul General of Ukraine in Hamburg. After that, he was the director of the third territorial directorate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine. From March 25, 2014 until his appointment as ambassador by President Petro Poroshenko , he was Deputy Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine , where he was responsible for the European integration of Ukraine.

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  1. Appointment as ambassador ( memento of the original from December 20, 2014 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was automatically inserted and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. from the official website of the President of Ukraine , accessed January 26, 2015  @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  2. a b Short biography of Melnyk in "Official Ukraine Today" , accessed on January 25, 2015
  3. ^ Ambassador to Germany was Andrij Melnyk , in on December 19, 2015; Retrieved January 25, 2015.