Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine

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The building where the cabinet meets.

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (Ukrainian: Кабінет Міністрів України) is the highest body of state executive power in Ukraine[1] and serves as the cabinet of government.

In current Cabinet 2008 there are 20 Ministries and 25 seats in the Cabinet. The Cabinet is responsible to the President of Ukraine and is under the control of and accountable to the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament).

It consists of the Prime Minister, the First Vice-Prime Minister, several Vice-Prime Ministers, the Minister of the Cabinet and many other Ministers, who head their assigned Ministries (departments).

The Cabinet is steered by the Prime Minister, chosen from the parliament with the President's formal proposal.

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