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Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has announced that the second stage of its reform has begun, ministry spokesperson Maryana Betsa has said.
At a Wednesday briefing, Betsa said that Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin had discussed the upcoming changes with the Verkhovna Rada. This second stage of reform includes a reboot of the priorities of the ministry and its personnel, the implementation of modern approaches to personnel management, improvement of consulates' work, and the adoption of a new edition of the law on diplomatic service. In addition, Betsa said that the ministry had announced the launch of a new focus public diplomacy, with cultural diplomacy included. "The main goal of the reform remains unchanged building a modern European diplomatic service," Betsa has said.