Strengthening the defense: the President has put into effect the decision of the CNSD After the Ukrainian revolution, which led to a military confrontation in the East of Ukraine, the government has seriously reflected about adoption of laws on defense of the Ukrainian state. The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has put into effect the […]
Strengthening the defense: the President has put into effect the decision of the CNSD
After the Ukrainian revolution, which led to a military confrontation in the East of Ukraine, the government has seriously reflected about adoption of laws on defense of the Ukrainian state. The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has put into effect the decision of the Council of national security and defense of Ukraine of September 12, “About the measures on strengthening the defense capability of the state and proposals to the draft – Law of Ukraine – “About State budget of Ukraine for the year 2015″ on articles related to the national security and defense of Ukraine”. Besides, the government was instructed to return the initial military training in schools.
This reports the press service of the head of state.
According to the decision of the CNSD, the Cabinet of Ministers is committed to urgently review the order of manning the Armed Forces of Ukraine and other formed, in accordance with the laws of Ukraine military formations, formed on a voluntary basis; envisaging, in particular, the conclusion of short-term contracts for military service.
Also, the government has to take measures to restore basic military training in secondary schools.
Within a month representatives of the Cabinet of Ministers have to “elaborate on the question of forming an optimal model of security of Ukraine, in particular the conclusion of a multilateral international treaty or bilateral international treaties of Ukraine with other states about effective guarantees of security, to protect its sovereignty and territorial integrity”.
The government has been also instructed to modify the draft – State budget of Ukraine for 2015 – envisaging priority funding for defense programs, as well as to study the question of expanding the production of military goods for modernization of the military-industrial complex.
Members of CNSD at the meeting on November 4 approved the President’s proposal to abolish the law “On special order of self-government certain areas of Donetsk and Lugansk regions” and “Preventing prosecution and punishment of persons participating in the events on the territory of Donetsk and Lugansk regions”. The treaties about cancelation previously adopted laws, the speaker Oleksandr Turchynov has registered in the Verkhovna Rada.
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